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UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2022: MAHE ranks No 1 in India & 121st worldwide

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UI ranks MAHE as most sustainable university in IndiaAccording to the UI Green Metric World University Rankings 2022 released by The Universitas Indonesia (UI) on 12th December 2022, the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) in  Manipal(town within Udupi), Karnataka, is ranked No. 1 in India and 121st worldwide for being the most sustainable university.

  • MAHE is followed by Mangalore University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, and S R M University (Institute of Science and Technology) Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu are ranked 2nd & 3rd in India.
  • Wageningen University & Research of Netherlands topped the list followed by the United Kingdom(UK)’s Nottingham Trent University and University of Nottingham in 2nd and 3rd place respectively.
  • MAHE has topped the Indian universities with a total score of 8050: Setting and Infrastructure (SI) -1025 , Energy and Climate Change (EC) – 1525, Waste (WS) 1500, Water (WR) -900, Transportation (TR) -1625, and Education (ED) and Research -1475.

Top 5 in Overall Ranking: 

Rank 2022 University (Country)
1Wageningen University & Research -(Netherlands)
2Nottingham Trent University -(UK)
3University of Nottingham -(UK)
4University of Groningen- (Netherlands)
5University of California, Davis -United States of America(USA)
121Manipal Academy of Higher Education (India)

Top 5 Indian Universities: 

Rank 2022 (India)University Rank 2022 (Global)
1Manipal Academy of Higher Education121
2Mangalore University152
3S R M University (Institute of Science and Technology)167
4Chettinad Academy of Research and Education180
5National Institute of Technology Silchar205

Note: A total of 38 Indian Universities are featured on the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking.

About UI GreenMetric World University Ranking: 

The UI GreenMetric World University Ranking is a ranking on green campus and environmental sustainability initiated by Universitas Indonesia in 2010.

The rankings are determined by the  by universities’ environmental commitment and initiatives through 39 indicators in 6 criteria: Setting and Infrastructure (SI), Energy and Climate Change (EC), Waste (WS), Water (WR), Transportation (TR), and Education (ED).

Note: Around 1050 Universities from 85 countries have participated in the UI Green Metric World University Rankings 2022.

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19 Indian Universities are featured among the top 200 on the QS Asia University Rankings 2023 released by Quacquarelli Symonds(QS), the International ranking Agency, on 8th November 2022.

  • Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay (IITB)(Mumbai, Maharashtra), IIT  Delhi (IITD), and Indian Institute of Science(IISc) Bangalore(Bengaluru, Karnataka) have topped among the Indian universities.

About Manipal Academy of Higher Education:

MAHE was declared as an Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University (IoE) by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India, in October 2020.

President and Chancellor– Dr Ramdas M. Pai
Started operation in 1953
Location– Manipal, Karnataka