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IIT Delhi beats UC Berkeley and University of Chicago in Times Employability Rankings, ranks 27th


IIT Delhi is ranked 27th in the Times Higher Education Global Employability Rankings. | Communal room

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New Delhi: India’s technical establishments topped two global employability rankings this year. After the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay ranked for the first time in the 101-110 bracket of the QS Graduate Employability ranking published In September, IIT Delhi ranked 27th in the Times Higher Education Global Employability Rankings.

The list released on Wednesday shows that IIT Delhi graduates are one of the most employable in the world. Even though he maintained the same position as last year, he has beaten mainstays like the University of California at Berkeley (32) and the University of Chicago (33).

Other institutes that have reached the top 100 are the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru (61) and IIT Bombay (97). These two institutes improved from their last year’s ranks of 71 and 128, respectively.

Speaking of IIT Delhi being among the top 50 institutes in the employability ranking, V. Ramagopal Rao, Director of IIT-D, said that this is because of the comprehensive nature of studies in IITs. that students rank so high in terms of the employability factor.

“The data that Times Higher Education used is based on the employer’s survey and it says a lot about the kind of rigor IIT students experience and their ability to learn and adapt in any environment, ”Rao told ThePrint .

IIT Delhi, Mumbai’s rankings improve

According to a Times Higher Education press release, it ranked 250 universities in 43 countries. Employers voted for institutions both in their own country and around the world, if they recruit internationally, ”the statement said.

The statement said the results show that Employers look for graduates with strong digital literacy and specialization skills rather than focusing on the prestige of the university they attended.

He added that “there are a whole host of countries that are rising stars when it comes to employability. Mainland China, France, India and Spain are among those soaring countries and regions, while the United Kingdom (United Kingdom), United States, India and Israel stand out. by their digital performance.

IIT Delhi and Bombay are also among the top 150 institutes in the QS ranking. Both institutions have improved their rankings compared to last year. As IIT Bombay went from last year’s ranking (110-120) to the 101-110 band, IIT-Delhi improved its last year’s band from 151-160 to 131-140 this year. IIT-Madras also improved its score from last year (band 171-180) to 151-160 this year.

Commenting on the improved ranking of Indian institutions, another IIT professor who declined to be quoted said, “Besides student performance and academic rigor, the other reason why institutional rankings are Indian women are improving is the guy is now paying on it. There is a lot of awareness about rankings and the government is focusing on that as well… their Institutes of Eminence program is based on rankings, so there is more momentum.

(Edited by Paramita Ghosh)


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