With the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology (MIT) leading the list, this year's Global Employability University Rankings has also featured 7 Indian universities. IIT-Delhi has grabbed the 29th spot, while IISc Bangalore and IIT Bombay have captured 58th and 72nd rank, respectively.
IIT-Bombay moved up this year from position 97 to position 72, while IISc improved its rating by three positions.
Other universities that have earned spots in the top 250 Global Employability University Ranking include the Indian Institute of Management, IIT-Kharagpur, Amity University, and Bangalore University. The other two Indian colleges in the top 175—IIT-Kharagpur (155) and IIM-Ahmedabad (154)—also saw an increase in their rankings of eight and fifteen spots, respectively.
MIT repeated its top position this year, followed by the California Institute of Technology and Harvard University at the second and third spots, respectively. Stanford University is still in fifth place, while the University of Cambridge is still in fourth. The University of Oxford moved up this year, moving from eighth to sixth. However, the University of Tokyo from Japan dropped this year from sixth to seventh.
Princeton University moved up from tenth to ninth, while the National University of Singapore climbed from ninth to eighth. However, Yale University has drastically dropped in standing from seventh in 2021 to tenth this year.
Six universities have been featured this year, including one each from the US, the UK, Japan, and Singapore. Nevertheless, the ranking includes 44 nations and areas, including China, France, India, Spain, South Korea, Germany, and Israel. In addition, mainland Chinese colleges are steadily moving up the rankings thanks to their graduates' strong job histories and skills. Spain has climbed the most in Europe during the past two years. But Florida Institute of Technology is the school that has advanced the most this year, moving up 76 places.
The survey discovered that since the Covid-19 outbreak, digital skills have risen to the top of the list for companies. Graduate skills are the second most significant determinant of performance, closely followed by topic specialisation and professional experience.