IIT Delhi at rank 27, most ’employable’ in Global Employability Ranking

India rose from rank 23 in 2019 to 15 this year toppling universities in the US and the UK

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In the Global Employability Ranking & Survey (GEURS) 2020, published by the Times Higher Education and French HR consultancy group, Emerging, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, ranks as the most employable university in India.

This GEURS study focuses on the most employable locations for higher education and reveals the improvement and decline in employability in universities across the globe.

GEURS ranks IIT Delhi at 27 while the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, slips from 43 in 2019 to 71 in 2020. IIT Bombay climbed up to 128th position this year from the 153rd in 2019. Among others, IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Kharagpur and Amity University made it to the top 250, ranking at 185, 195 and 236 respectively.

California Institute of tTechnology ranked number one, pushing down Massachusetts Institute of Technology to the second spot. Harvard slipped to the third position followed by University of Cambridge, UK in the fourth spot. University of Tokyo, Stanford University, University of Toronto, National University of Singapore, Yale University, New York University, Technical University of Munich, ETH Zurich, Princeton University and Australian National University follow in that order in the GEURS 2020 survey.

Overall, India has improved in its employability ranking from 23rd position in 2010 to the 15th position in 2020. This increase in employability is commendable as the employability of universities in the UK and the US have gone down.