Rankings of the University

National Technical University «Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute» is famous for its high reputation in the field of education and research. A wide variety of curriculum and a high level of education attract an increasing number of school-leavers. The University holds key positions among the institutions of higher education in Ukraine and worldwide, therefore the diploma of NTU «KhPI» has a high rating and it is recognized worldwide.


The results of one of the most prestigious global university rankings QS World University Ranking 2024 are summarized.

This is the 20th anniversary edition of the QS World University Rankings.

This year, the organizers of the ranking have innovated to reflect the latest changes in the university’s mission and the most important priorities of students, introducing new indicators that evaluates the sustainability, employment outcomes and international research collaboration, adding attention to research and invention, employer reputation, learning experience.

According to the new methodology, instead of 6 indicators, the activity of universities is now evaluated according to 9 indicators, that is, 3 new indicators have appeared and the «weight» of the previously used indicators has changed accordingly.

That is, in fact, this is a new version of the previous rating.

Our university once again confirmed its status as one of the best universities in Ukraine according to this rating and took the 4th place among Ukrainian universities. Its place in the world 901-950.

It should be noted that this year only 11 Ukrainian higher education institutions were included to the rating, just like last year.

In general, the number of universities both analyzed by the rating and ranked in it is constantly growing. This year, the indicators of 2,963 universities from 104 countries of the world were considered, which is 501 universities and another 4 countries than in the previous year. The number of ranked universities this year also been increased from 77 to 1,499.

It should also be noted that this year the university entered the TOP 40% of universities in the world ranked in the ranking

For comparison, it should be noted that when participating in the ranking for the first time, the university was included in only 81.3% of the ranked universities. That is, during the time of participation in the rating (11 years), the university improved its position in the world twice.


NTU «KhPI» entered the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 for the first time.

NTU «KhPI» entered this rating for the first time in the direction of «Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing», which is part of the broad branch of «Engineering & Technology». The university ranked 451-500 with 53.7 points


NTU «KhPI» is on the 1201-1500th place in the world ranking of Times Higher Education 2023. In total, 28 higher education institutions from Ukraine were evaluated, of which 10 were included in the ranking.

The rating, which includes 1,799 institutions of higher education from 104 countries, is one of the largest and most authoritative today.

The analysis of the activity of higher educational institutions consists of 13 indicators. The main evaluation criteria are international student and teacher mobility, the number of international scholarship programs, the level of scientific research, the contribution to innovation, the citation of scientific articles, the level of educational services, etc.

NTU “KhPI” ranks 4th among higher education institutions of Ukraine. Compared to last year, the university improved its performance on almost all rating indicators,

NTU “KhPI” is represented in four directions: business and economics (place 601-800), computer sciences (place 801+), physical sciences (place 1001+), engineering (place 1001+). 


NTU «KhPI» in The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023 is the 5th edition of the influential ranking of universities, the only one in the world in which they are evaluated according to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations.

The ranking uses carefully calibrated indicators to ensure a comprehensive and balanced comparison across four broad areas: research, governance, coverage and education.

It summarizes the results both separately for each of the 17 areas (CSR), and overall, which are calculated for each university based on their best performance in four of the areas (CSR).

This year, the overall ranking includes 1,591 universities from 112 countries. This is almost 200 universities and 6 countries more than last year and three times more than in the first year of its existence.

This indicates the growing influence of this rating and the growing attention to it by the universities of the world.

Every year, the number of Ukrainian universities that provide relevant information for participation in the rating increases. This year, there are 36 universities, and 33 of them were included to the overall rating.

NTU «KhPI» is again recognized as one of the best technical universities of Ukraine. In particular, NTU «KhPI» is the best technical higher education institution in eastern Ukraine.

NTU «KhPI» took the position 801-1000 in the overall ranking and shared the overall 3rd place among Ukrainian higher education institutions with three others.

In total, in 2023, our university took part in 8 areas of the rating and achieved the best indicators in the following areas:

  • SDG 8. Decent work and economic growth – position 301-400

in the world and 4th place among Ukrainian higher education institutions;

  • SDG 9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure – position

401-600 and 1st place among higher education institutions of Ukraine;

  • SDG 11. Sustainable cities and communities – position 401-600 and 1st place jointly with two Lviv universities);
  • SDG 13: actions to combat climate change — position 401-600 and 1st place among Ukrainian higher education institutions jointly with four other universities of Ukraine).

As a result, the university’s overall rating increased to 54.6 (the maximum rating is 100). In the overall ranking, the university shares 3rd place with two other Ukrainian universities.

This is the best indicator of the university in this rating for all the years of participation in it.


Round University Ranking (RUR) is an international system of world university rankings that measures the effectiveness of more than 1,000 leading universities in the world from 82 countries according to 20 unique indicators and 4 key areas of university activity: teaching, research, international diversity, financial sustainability. All raw data of RUR Rankings is provided by the international company Thomson Reuters. RUR ratings cover the period from 2010 to the present

RUR Rankings is designed as an evaluation system intended for providing the  sufficient information about the university’s performance to solve the personal tasks of stakeholders: students, academic community, university management, politicians.

NTU «KhPI» participates in this rating for the third year in a row, and according to the results of the latest RUR 2022 World University Ranking, for the second time in a row, it takes 3rd place among the universities of Ukraine which were participated in it, and becomes the best Ukrainian technical university.

It should be noted that 1,032 universities took part in the ranking this year, which is almost 200 more than last year.

This year, NTU «KhPI» took 675th  place among world universities and was among two-thirds of the best universities in the world.

The points awarded to the university this year are 44.65, which is its highest score in this rating and exceed last year’s indicators by almost 4.5 points, that is, by 10%.

If we consider the position of NTU «KhPI» in 4 key areas of university activity, then we should first of all note the area of «teaching» for which our university took 366th place in the world and 2nd place in Ukraine, which is the best achievement of the university during its participation in this rating. The university took good positions in the areas of «financial stability» (622nd) and «international diversity» (641st).

It should also be noted the growing popularity of this rating among Ukrainian universities, especially in the last 3 years.

If in the first years 4-7 universities took part in the ranking, then this year 12 universities of Ukraine took part in the ranking.

A summary of the results among the universities of the world in 6 thematic directions of this rating, including technical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, etc., is ahead.

The university has all chances to take the leading positions among Ukrainian universities in the thematic ratings.


Webometrics  Ranking of World’s Universities

National Technical University «Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute» took 7th place among Ukrainian universities in the international ranking Webometrics Ranking of World’s Universities. The rating evaluates the activity indicators of universities on the Internet. In total, more than 31,000 universities of various countries were evaluated, of which more than 200 were Ukrainian.


Transparent Ranking: Top Universities by Citations in Top Google Scholar profiles

NTU «Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute» is in 3rd place among Ukrainian higher education institutions in terms of the number of citations of institutional profiles in Google Scholar. In total, the ranking includes almost 3,800 universities from different countries of the world (with a total number of citations of more than a thousand), including about 70 Ukrainian universities.

The citation analysis tool identifies the 210 most cited authors of higher education and sums up their citations, excluding the citations of the 20 most cited authors.