The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is the only Indian educational institution in the top 50 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Global University Employability Rankings. The Global Employability University Ranking and Survey (GEURS) reveals the world’s top 250 universities producing employable graduates, according to recruiters. Produced and owned by university HR consultancy Emerging, it is published exclusively by THE.
Among Indian institutions, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is in second place (58) with Bengaluru improving by three positions, followed by IIT-Bombay at 72, up from 97 in 2021. The latest THE Rankings have five Indian institutions in the top 200 and a total of seven in the top 250. Apart from IIT-Delhi, the remaining institutes improved their ranking with IIT-Bombay by 25 positions. IIM-Ahmedabad (154) and IIT-Kharagpur (155), the other two Indian institutions in the top 175, also improved by eight and 15 places respectively. The other two Indian universities are Amity University (225), Noida and Bangalore University (242).
Globally, the US continues its dominance with four universities in the top five, led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology and Harvard University as the top three. In total, there are 55 US universities in the top 250, followed by France with 18 and the UK with 14. Singapore, Japan and the UK each have one institution in the top ten. A total of 44 countries appeared in the list. With seven institutions in the top 250, India ranks 13th in terms of number of institutions, ahead of countries such as Sweden, Hong Kong, Italy and Singapore. Participating employers provided approximately 8,00,000 graduate jobs or internships in 2022-2023. Now in its 12th year, the survey included 98,014 votes from employers around the world on which universities teach the key skills students need to thrive in the workplace.