The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and six Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) are among the twelve Indian institutions that are among the top 500 universities in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022.
The report says students from China and India, in particular, will soon make up half of the world’s degree holders. “With the landscape of higher education both expanding and changing, the ability of universities to place their graduates into paid employment has never been more important,” he said.
IIT Bombay is at the top of Indian institutions in the ranking.
While three central universities – the University of Delhi, the University of Mumbai and the University of Calcutta were on the list, among the private universities on the list are OP Jindal Global University, Sonepat and BITS Pilani.
The six IITs include IIT Bombay which was placed in ranks 101-110, IIT Delhi (131-40), IIT Madras (151-60), IIT Kharagpur (201-50), IIT Kanpur (251-300) and IIT Roorkee (500).
IISc Bengaluru and OP Jindal Global University were listed in the 301-500 category.
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, and the University of Mumbai have their ranks between 251-300.
The report adds that as travel restrictions have been lifted, institutions should start reinstating job fairs, formalizing work experience partnerships and creating meaningful opportunities for student-employer interactions.
“As the world recovers from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the importance of obtaining the skills and qualities required by modern employers has arguably never been greater,” said Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) based in London in a note on its website. .
“Each of the ranked universities has demonstrated its ability to produce graduates with the ‘soft skills’ required for the modern workplace. Given the fierce competition for graduate positions across the world, students should seriously consider how their university can adequately prepare them for a comprehensive education. -time, connecting them with global employers and ensuring that they develop the necessary skills and knowledge, ”he added.
To determine these employability rankings of higher education institutions across the world, QS examines institutions’ reputation among employers, whether institutions are producing high performing students, how well institutions are connected to businesses, and how well recent graduates of the institution are attractive to employers.
QS took into account the following indicators and weightings to calculate the GER 2022 scores: employer reputation (30%), results of alumni (25%), partnerships with employers by faculty (25%), relationships employer-student (10%) and graduate employment rate (10%).
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