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Switzerland tops the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2020, India ranks 72nd

On January 22, 2020 the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2020 (GTCI) report was launched by Institut Europeen d’Administration des Affaires (INSEAD), a partner and sponsor of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Tent in Davos, Switzerland along with The Adecco Group & Google. India is at the 72nd position and in GTCI 2019 India was at the 80th position. In list of 132 countries Switzerland tops the list.Key Points:

i.According to the report the United States (USA) is at the 2nd position followed Singapore.

ii.Top10 list includes Sweden at 4th, Denmark at 5th, the Netherlands at 6th, Finland at 7th, Luxembourg at 8th, Norway at 9th and Australia at the 10th position.

iii.China was ranked at the 42nd place, Russia at 48th position, South Africa at 70th position and Brazil at 80th position.

iv.As per the report, India’s highest-ranked sub-pillar is employability and it should improve more in the country’s educational system. India’s key strengths are related to growing talents, possibilities of  Lifelong and access to growth opportunities.

v.Key indicators: The country’s rank are decided using six metrics namely enable, attract, grow, retain, vocational skills and global knowledge skills.

vi.Central and South Asia regional group:  Kazakhstan, India and Sri Lanka took the top three spots in the region.

vii.This index is the Input-Output model which combines with the assessments like what does the country produce and acquire as input and the result from the skill is considered as the output.

Top 3 Countries in the list:

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    Rank   Name
    1  Switzerland
    2  United States
    3  Singapore
   72  India

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