99% of Indian Graduates from UK Universities are in Skilled Professions

99% of Indian Graduates from UK Universities are in Skilled Professions

Some 99% of working Indian graduates from UK universities were in a skilled profession within two and seven years following graduation, with higher than half (51%) earning above median salary, as per the Universities UK International survey.

The ‘Indian Graduate Outcomes’ study was taken out as a portion of UUKi and iGraduate’s Global Graduate Outcomes research, which looked at the outcomes of employability of UK graduates from 183 nations around the globe.

The survey presented a summary of the outcomes of employability of Indian graduates from UK universities within two and seven years following graduation, with answers from 988 Indian graduates involved in the research.

It revealed that the number of students from India studying in the UK has been growing rapidly since 2017 later a period of the drop in 2012.

Universities UK International Survey Details

The latest figures reveal that 19,750 Indian students were studying in the UK in the academic year 2017-18 which an improvement of 19% when compared with the preceding year, with the number of latest enrollments growing by 28%.

Nearly all (99%) of the individuals' employed Indian respondents to the study stated that they had seen themselves in a skilled profession after graduation, while the number of Indian graduates in the roles of managerial was 23% greater than the global median, the survey described.

26% of respondents who are working in India told that they were self-employed or operating their own business when compared with 15% of respondents in the entire study.

It also unveiled that 62% of respondents from India returned home to work following graduation with 16% who are working in the UK, 4% who are working in the US, 4% who are working in the UAE, 2% who are working in Australia and the rest working outside.

90% of graduates from India said that they were happy with their UK university experience, while 80% stated they were more satisfied as a consequence of their UK degree.

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