Business Standard | BS Web Team | New Delhi | December 20, 2016 |
The Global University Employability Ranking 2016, compiled by Times Higher Education, reveals which universities recruiters at leading companies around the world think are the best at producing work-ready graduates. Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc), a premier institute in the country that works in the area of scientific research and higher education was ranked 38 out of 150 universities worldwide in the Global University Employability Ranking 2016, It had an overall score of 331. It is the only Indian institute to make it to the list. These 150 universities span 34 different countries, from the US to Japan. Employers voted both, for institutions in their own country and universities around the world for international recruitments. In some countries, graduate jobs are not easy to come by, but in European nations such as France, Switzerland and Germany, professional experience is built into degree programmes.