IISc, IIM-A and IIT-D produce most employable graduates in India according to Global University Employability Ranking 2018

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Global University Employability Ranking 2018, published by Times Higher Education (THE) last week lists the top 150 institutions worldwide on the basis of employability. While Harvard University has topped the list, three institutions from India have made it to the top 150.

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, got the 28th position globally while the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, jumped 92 ranks higher from last year and made it to 53rd most employable institute in the world. Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, was named for the first time in the list making a mark at 144th position.

Based on a survey of 7,000 major employers around the world, the list highlights top institutes that produce employable students.

Despite the presence of three institutes from India in the top 150, she still lags behind China, as it has 7 universities named in the list, including Peking University at the 19th spot.

Two other countries from Asia, Japan and Singapore have made it to top 10 institutes. The University of Tokyo, Japan, secured 9th and National University of Singapore secured 10th spot.

The institutes from America continue to find place in the top 10 list, with United States of America (USA) leading with top three most employable institutes — Harvard University, California Institute of Technology, Massachussetts Institute of Technology, respectively.

It was interesting to see that British universities struggled to make it to the top list owing to the Brexit. Still, Cambridge University was ranked at 4th spot. Germany, Singapore and Japan made a mark in the top 10, while the UK had five universities listed in top 50.

Meanwhile, Germany has added 3 more institutes since the last list. This year, 12 innstitutes were name from the country. Among the most favourite destinations of foreign students, both Canada had Australia have nine universities each on the list.


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