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IIT Delhi ranks 28th in Times Higher Education Employability Rankings

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Only Indian Institute ranks in the top 50, while seven Indian colleges rank in the top 250. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi has been ranked 28th in the Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking and Poll (GEURS) survey, making it the only Indian institute to score in the top 50. Last year, the varsity was rated 27th. IISc is ranked 58th, and IIT Bombay is ranked 72nd. Seven Indian colleges have made the top 250 list.

Among Indian institutions, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru is ranked second (58), up three places from last year, followed by IIT-Bombay at 72, up from 97 in 2021. According to the most recent THE Rankings, five Indian universities are in the top 200 and seven are in the top 250.

The other schools, with the exception of IIT-Delhi, saw an improvement in their rankings, with IIT-Bombay rising by 25 spots. 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. Amity University (225), Noida, and Bangalore University are the other two Indian institutions (242).

Overall, three US institutes — Massachusetts Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology, and Harvard University — have secured the top three rankings. The University of Cambridge and Stanford University have maintained their fourth and fifth places, respectively. The University of Oxford rose from ninth to sixth place this year, while the University of Tokyo in Japan fell from sixth to seventh. Yale University, which was placed seventh last year, has fallen to tenth place.

Meanwhile, Times Higher Education (THE) said that it will revise its performance grading process after as many as six IITs boycotted the THE global rankings for the second year in a row. IIT Delhi, Bombay, Guwahati, Madras, Roorkee, Kanpur, and Kharagpur declined to participate in the rankings in 2020, citing “transparency in their rating procedure.”