Stanford University top employable institute
29 November 2015, Nirapad News: IIT Kharagpur has been rated as the most preferred destination for recruiters in India, according to a survey. IIT Bombay is the only other Indian institute to make it to the top 100 global graduate employability rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds, a UK-based provider of education services. Stanford University topped the rankings with a score of 100. MIT, Harvard University, University of Cambridge and Yale University occupied the next four spots. “The primary aim of the graduate employability rankings is to help students make informed choices for their educational futures based specifically on the ability of their chosen university to help them succeed in the employment market,” Quacquarelli Symonds said in a statement. With a score of 51, IIT Kharagpur was ranked at the 77 spot while IIT Bombay was at 93 with a score of 47.4. The other Indian institutes to figure on the list are IIT Madras (score – 42.7), IIT Delhi (37.6) and University of Delhi (34.6). The survey took into account factors like employer reputation, partnerships with employers, graduate employment rate and alumni outcomes, reports NDTV.