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India downgraded to 89th rank on GTCI

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The annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTC) has downgraded India with 11 places and landed it to 89th position.

  • The top position was held by the Switzerland followed Singapore, Luxembourg, United States and Denmark.
  • GTCI 2015-16 focuses on the highly topical issue of international mobility and its impact on talent competitiveness.
  • Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTC) was released by INSEAD business school in partnership with Adecco Group and the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore.

India downgraded to 89th rank on GTCIKey Highlights:

  • India ranked worst among 5 BRICS countries while China leads the chart with a global rank of 48.
  • Challenge for countries such as China and India is to attract talent from abroad.
  • In terms of attracting talent China has a low performance and ranked at 71st and India shows one of the worst scores with 103rd rank.
  • India and China remain a net exporter of talent.
  • Gap in terms of vocational skills, however, is not limited to BRICs and emerging economies, it extends to a number of high-income countries, such as Ireland, Belgium or Spain.
  • Mobility has become key to talent development and creative talent cannot be developed if international mobility and ‘brain circulation’ are not encouraged.

About Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI):
The GTCI is an annual benchmarking study measuring the ability of countries to compete for talent. Designed as a practical tool for governments, businesses and non-profit organisations, GTCI ranks over 100 economies according to their ability to develop, attract and retain talent.

  • Established – 2013