Each institution’s score consists of five chosen indicators: Employer Reputation (30%), Graduate Results (25%), Employer Partnerships by Faculty (25%), Employer-Student Connections (10%), and graduate employment rate (10%).
Three Indian universities achieve top 100 scores for the QS alumni results metric, which measures the number of business leaders, philanthropists, creatives, high-wealth individuals and highly successful entrepreneurs produced by each university. The University of Delhi is ranked 21st globally and number one in India on this metric, with a score of 96/100.
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Indian Institute of Technology Madras achieves India’s highest score for location-adjusted graduate employment rate (100/100, fourth globally). It is the only Indian institution to score in the top 50 on this metric.
The three Indian universities, IIT Mumbai, Delhi and Madras, are among the top 200 in the world and have improved their position over the last year.
IIT-Bombay scores 73.9 on employer reputation, 67.7 on alumni results, 20.3 on employer-student connections, 56.3 on employer partnerships and 5.7 in the employment rate of graduates. Among these six parameters, employer reputation indicated the strongest for the IIT with a rank of 70 globally.
Professor Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT-Bombay said: “Training at IITB emphasizes learning outcomes in developing analytical problem-solving skills, the ability to address invisible problems, and an appreciation for the constraints that beset an individual. specific problem. These are the terms of endearment for any technology-oriented company. Hence, this ranking does not surprise me at all. In fact, I expect the rank to be in the top 50 if it is really measured. ”
In total, 12 Indian universities are included among the 550 institutions included by QS in the final table. Of these four have improved their position since the previous iteration of the ranking, two have dropped in rank and two, OP Jindal Global University and the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, are new entrants this year.
Ben Sowter, QS Research Director, said: “With students becoming increasingly aware of the competitiveness of the global graduate job market and the increasing financial costs of their educational investment, it has become just as crucial that independent data of this sort is available to them to inform evidence-based decisions about their educational future. ”
Sowter added: “The data contributing to this ranking shows that Indian universities are consistently producing large numbers of highly successful entrepreneurs, business leaders and other people. However, with consistently low scores in our employer indicator associations, it is also clear that India’s higher education leadership must strive to create stronger links with industry, facilitating more opportunities for connection between employers and students in The Campus “.