Mangaluru, Dec 28: Nitte University has been ranked 258th globally and 8th among Indian universities in the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2022.
This ranking initiated by Universities Indonesia in 2010 evaluates the contribution of universities for promoting green practices and environmental sustainability.
It is based on a comprehensive framework of 39 indicators under the 6 criteria of infrastructure, energy and climate change, waste management, water conservation, clean transportation and sustainability education.
NitteDU is ranked first in India for its efforts in the criterion of sustainability education. This year 1050 universities from 85 countries participated in this process. NitteDU, which also figures in the Top 300 universities in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, has successfully demonstrated its strategic approach and commitment to achieve sustainability on its campus and in the community.