India has achieved 35th position in the WEFFI in 2019 as per a report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit. This time India has jumped 5 ranks compared to 2018. The ranking is based on the ability of a country to equip students with skill-based education.
India has scored 53, based on three categories – policy environment, teaching environment, and overall socio-economic environment. According to the report “India has made particular strides in the policy environment, with a new national education policy published in early 2019 that explicitly mentions future-oriented skills such as critical thinking, communication, and entrepreneurship.”