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Three educational institutions of Odisha have found place in the ‘Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019’

Bhubaneswar:28/9/18: Three educational institutions of Odisha, IIT Bhubaneswar, NIT-Rourkela and KIIT University have found place in the ‘Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019’.

According to the THE World University Rankings, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar has been bracketed at 601-800 among 1,258 best institutions worldwide.

Within India, IIT Bhubaneswar ranks 10th along with few other institutions among 49 considered for the purpose. The strongest pillar of the institute has been Research Citations, where it is ranked 424 in the world.

On this achievement, IIT Bhubaneswar Director Prof RV Raja Kumar said, “IIT Bhubaneswar has been striving and engaged in realising its vision and mission of becoming globally well-respected, and the respectable entry into the THE world university rankings, is the first milestone reached in this endeavor. We are engaged in well-planned initiatives including rising the standards of the institute at all fronts.”

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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