List of Index and ranking of India in 2019-2020


Every year different organizations/ agencies release a list of countries, ranking them on their respective index. Some popular indexes released by international organizations are Ease of Doing business, Global competitive index, Human Development Index, etc. Recently India was in the news because it falls down 10 places in the Global competitive index for which the current government is facing a lot of criticism. This ranking shows the country’s progress in various parameters. Policymakers use these indexes/ rankings to make suitable schemes.

It has been observed that these kinds of questions are frequently asked in the Banking /SSC exams.  In today’s article, we are providing a list of Ranking/Index of India for the year 2019-2020 which will be proven helpful for the upcoming examinations like SBI Clerk, RBI Assistant and NABARD Grade A.

Index and ranking of India in 2019-2020

Index Index Released By 1st Rank Holder India’s Rank
QS World University Ranking 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States 152nd Position, IIT Bombay
State Energy Efficiency Index 2019 Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R K Singh Haryana, Karnataka and Kerala
Good Governance Index 2019 Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Tamil Nadu
Human Development Index 2019 UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) Norway 129th
Global Climate Risk Index 2020 German watch Japan 5th
QS India University Rankings 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
Global Unicorn List 2019 Hurun Research Institute China 3rd
Global manufacturing Index World Economic Forum Japan 30th
World Talent Ranking 2019 IMD Switzerland 59th
Global Prosperity Index 2019 Basque institutions Zu rich (Switzerland) Bengaluru – 83rd, Delhi-101st and Mumbai – 107th
Global Health Security Index 2019 Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) United States 57th
Ease of doing business 2019 World bank Newzealand 63rd
World Digital Competitiveness Rankings IMD World Competitiveness Center USA 44th
Global Hunger Index 2019 Irish aid agency Concern in partnership with Welthungerhilfe 102
Global Competitiveness Index 2019 World Economic Forum (WEF) Singapore 68th
Global Economic Freedom Index American think-tank Hong Kong 130th
The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2019 World Economic Forum Spain 34th
Global Liveability Index 2019 The Economist Intelligence Unit(EIU) Austria’s Capital Vienna Delhi 118th Rank and Mumbai 119th Rank
Child Well Being Index 2019 IFMR LEAD Kerala
Safe Cities Index 2019 The Economist Intelligence Unit Tokyo Mumbai-45th
New Delhi-52nd 
Composite Water Management Index 2.0 NITI Ayog Gujarat
State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index 2019 Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) Karnataka
Index of Cancer Preparedness 2019 Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Australia 19th 
World Competitive Ranking 2019 International Institute for Management Development (IMD) Singapore 43rd
World Inequalty Index 2019 Oxfam Denmark 147th
IMD Competitiveness Rankings International Institute for Management Development (IMD) US 44th
Inclusive Internet Index 2019 EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) Sweden 47th
Global Talent competitiveness Index 2019 Adecco Group, INSEAD and Tata Communications Switzerland 80
NITI Ayog AMFFRI Index 2019 National Institution for Transforming India i.e. NITI Ayog Maharashtra
Global Innovation Index 2019 Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization Switzerland 52
Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Health Index of India NITI Ayog Kerala
Henley Passport Index 2019 International Air Transport Association (IATA) Japan and Singapore 86th
Climate Vulnerability Index 2019 IITs , IISc, Bengaluru and the Swiss Development Corporation (SDC) Assam
SDG Gender Equality Index 2019 Equal Measures 2030 Denmark 95th
Mercer Quality of Living Ranking 2019 Consulting Agency Mercer Autrian Capital, Vienna Chennai
Global Peace Index 2019 Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) Iceland 141
World Press Freedom Index 2019 Reporters Without Borders Norway 140
Global Energy Transition Index 2019 World Economic Forum Sweden 76
Bloomberg Innovation Index Bloomberg Business South Korea 54
Global Climate Risk Index 2019 Annual Climate Summit Puerto Rico  14
Forest and Tree Cover Food and Agriculture Organizations ——- 8th
World Migration Report UN India 1st
Human Capital Score World Bank Finland 158th
List of Wealthiest countries New World Wealth USA 6th
Global Democracy Index EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) Norway 41st
Corruption Perception Index Transparency International New Zealand 81st
International Intellectual Property Index US Chambers of Commerce USA 44th
World Happiness report UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Finland 133rd
Ease of Doing Business World Bank New Zealand 77th
Inclusive Development Index World Economic Forum Norway (Advanced)
Lithuania (Emerging)
Worst New-born Mortality Rate UNICEF Japan 12th
Global Hunger Index (GHI) IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute) Belarus 103rd
Climate change performance index German watch Sweden 14th
Best countries for Business Forbes UK 62nd
International Business Report – Business optimism index Grant Thornton Indonesia 7th
Countries with highest NPAs CARE ratings Greece 5th
Passport Index Arton Capital Singapore 75th
Asia Pacific on Power Index Lowy Institute and Australian think tank US 4th
Global Urban Air Pollution database World Health Organisation (WHO) India 14 Indian cities
Family-Owned Businesses Credit Suisse Research Institutes (CSRI) China 3
Most valuable nation brand Brand Finances United States 8
Tuberculosis (TB) cases Global Health Observatory India 1
Migrants living abroad UN DESA India 1
Global manufacturing Index. World Economic Forum Japan 30
Global connectivity index Huaweis Global Connectivity US, Singapore and Sweden 43
Healthcare index Lancet Switzerland 154
Consumer confidence index University of Michigan India 1
Global retail development index A.T. Kearneys Global Retail Development India 1

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