India/ 21 November 2020/ Source/ https://www.timesnownews.com/
By Kanika Khurana
IIT Delhi has been ranked as the top university in terms of employability in India and 27th in the world in Global Employability Ranking & Survey. In country score, India has been ranked at 15th position.
Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Delhi is the most employable university in the country as per the recently released Global Employability Ranking and Survey or GEURS 2020. In a comprehensive report on the performance of the universities of various countries, India has shown an commendable increase in overall employability, rising to number 15 position, vis a vis its 23rd rank in 2010.
In a study published by French HR Consultancy group Emerging and Times Higher Education, while US Universities continued to remain in the top spot, many universities of other countries have shown a tremendous improvement in employability over the last decade. Among the best performing countries are Germany, China and South Korea. India, too has increased the number of universities in Top 250 rank to find it on 15th rank, which is an improvement of 8 places over the last decade.
As for individual universities, IIT Delhi climbed 27 ranks from 54th in 2019 to 27th in 2020. The only other India university – Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has slid from Rank 43 in 2019 to Rank 71 in 2020. IIT Bombay has also made an entry in the Top 150 at number 128, an improvement of 25 places from 2019’s rank of 153.
IIT Kharagpur and Amity University have made a fresh entry into Top 250 Rankings this year with IIT Kharagpur at 195 and Amity at 236th rank. Check the complete list below.
Global Employability Ranking & Survey 2020: Top Indian Universities
|Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Delhi||27|
|Indian Instiute of Science, Bangalore||71|
|Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Bombay||128|
|Indian Institute of Management, IIM Ahmedabad||184|
|Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kharagpur||195|
* As per Global Employability Ranking & Survey 2020 report
As for the global list, California Institute of Technology or CalTech unseats Harvard University to clinch the Top spot as the latter slipped to number 3 this year. Massachusetts Institute of Technology also gained a rank from 3rd to 2nd rank this year. US Universities claimed 7 spots in the top 15 most employable universities ranking. Australian National University has gained 14 places to enter the fold at number 15 from its 29th rank in 2019.
Global Employability Ranking & Survey 2020: Top 15 Universities
|California Institute of Technology||USA||1|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||USA||2|
|University of Cambridge||UK||4|
|University of Tokyo||Japan||6|
|University of Toronto||Canada||8|
|National University of Singapore||Singapore||9|
|New York University||USA||11|
|Technical University of Munich||Germany||12|
|Australian National University||Australia||15|
While the rankings continue to show a steady number of US Universities, overall the universities in both US and UK have shown a decline in the last 10 years. The country score of US has fell by 51 per cent in the last 10 years. UK slipped from 2nd rank to 4th position in terms of best performing countries for employability with a 46 per cent drop in its country score.