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IIT-Bombay tops among Indian institutes in QS World Graduate Employability Rankings 20

September 20, 2019

IIT-Bombay bagged the first position among Indian institutes in the 2020 edition of the London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Graduate Employability Rankings. The institute climbed nearly 30 spots since last year, whose score was in the 141-150 range. This time the reputed institute scored in the 111-120 range. The rankings are based on how successful students are at securing a top job after graduating from these institutes. Around 758 institutes have been ranked by the agency worldwide.

The other Indian institutes, which followed IIT-Bombay are IIT-Delhi (151-160), IIT-Madras (171-180), University of Delhi (191-200), IIT-Kharagpur (201-250) and Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (251-300). University of Mumbai (251-300).

“For the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020, we included 758 institutions in our evaluation, ranked 682 institutions, and published the results for the top 500.

These were shaped by responses from almost 45,000 employers, over 40,800 mapped degrees and affiliations of over 29,000 high achievers, considered more than 150,000 employers’ connections with graduates, and evaluated nearly 320,000 work placement partnerships,” the website read.

The top 10 higher education institutions included in the list are:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • The University of Sydney
  • Harvard University
  • Tsinghua University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Hong Kong
  • University of Oxford

Recommended: World University Rankings 2020: IIT Ropar makes debut

Earlier, in the World University Rankings 2020, conducted by Times Higher Education, released on September 11. IIT Ropar made its debut this year. It has topped among the the list of 56 Indian institutes, which have made it to the list. Established in 2008, it is one of the new IITs built. Although Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru shares the first rank with IIT Ropar, it’s position has slipped from the 251-300 group ranking last year to 301-350 rank this year.

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