Graduates from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are 10th most employable in the world, a recent global survey of recruiters has showed.

The Global University Employability Ranking has been published by Times Higher Education since 2015 and run by Paris-based human resources consultancy Emerging and employment research institute Trendence since 2011. This year’s ranking was based on a survey involving some 7000 employers from 22 countries.

Among the top 150 universities in terms of employability on the list, NUS has jumped six spots to be placed 10th — a biggest progress among the top 10. The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) ranks 73rd.

Elsewhere in Asia, the University of Tokyo ranks the 9th, the highest in Asia. South Korea has made the most remarkable progress. The Seoul National University, in particular, has jumped 33 spots to be ranked No.70. China’s Peking University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University are placed 19th and 36th respectively.

Globally speaking, the ranking is still led by US institutions. Harvard University comes top, moving up one spot to switch places with the California Institute of Technology. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Cambridge both move up one place to third and fourth while Stanford University moves up two, completing the top five.