IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay in world’s top 200


For the first time, three renowned Indian institutions — the Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and the IITs Delhi and Bombay, have catapulted to the list of the top 200 global universities. This is when it comes to producing “employable graduates”. This is as per the latest edition of QS Graduate Employability Rankings. The rankings pegged both institutes in the 191-200 category globally.

Detailed Ranks

1. IISc Bangalore has climbed from 190 to 152 this year

2. IIT-Delhi moved from 172 to 185

3. IIT-Bombay jumped from 219 to 179 this year — or among the top 1% of approximately 26,000 universities surveyed globally.

There are 20 Indian institutions – six more than last year – in the ranking table this year that has a list of the world’s 959 top universities.

Delhi University figures in the top league of institutions in terms of the alumni outcomes indicator. This indicates how successful a university is at producing “highly achieving graduates”. DU has scored 96.6 out of 100 on alumni outcome — the 21st best score in the world.

“These results indicate that universities cannot rely on reputation alone. They also need to ensure that they are committed to innovative teaching methods, proactively forge relationships with businesses, and provide numerous opportunities for students to meet potential future employers,” Ben Sister, research director, QS, said in a press release.

IIT Delhi

Overall Top Rankings

Overall, Stanford University was number one in the graduate employability rankings followed by University of California in Los Angeles and Harvard University. India has a total of eight institutions in the rankings. Apart from IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay and DU, IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, University of Mumbai, Indian Institute of Science also feature in the rankings.

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) WUR is a British agency that ranks higher educational institutes based on six performance parameters.

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