A worldwide employability survey has ranked India fifteenth globally marking an enchancment of eight locations inside the final decade. In 2010, India had been ranked 23.

The presence of Indian universities within the top-250 universities has risen from 4 to 6 with Indian Institute of Know-how, Delhi, getting an general rank of 27, up from 149 in 2014. The brand new entrants are Indian Institute of Know-how, Kharagpur (195), and Amity College (236).

The survey—World Employability Rating and Survey 2020—was carried out by the Instances Larger Schooling and Rising, a French consultancy group. Different international locations which have proven exceptional enchancment are Germany, China and South Korea, with an increase of 9, six and 12 locations, respectively. The US has maintained its prime place since 2010 although its nation rating has dropped by 51%—from 4,227 in 2010 all the way down to 2,067 in 2020. Even the UK fell by two locations in its general employability rating.

The survey highlights that, over the past decade, the recruitment of incoming graduates has been diverging past the duopoly of the US and the UK. The rise of the Asian continent is likely one of the key takeaways. As an example, the rank and variety of South Korean universities have proven an upward pattern over time.

Rising notes that their first rankings in 2010 have been primarily academic-based. Nevertheless, with the pandemic taking on the world, employability has change into an important facet of training, which has made employability a key efficiency indicator globally. It notes that in 2010, round two out of three employers anticipated universities to supply ready-to-work graduates. This quantity has now risen to round 85% of employers anticipating the identical, and one out of three considers it to be a college’s principal goal for training.