India, Aug. 14 -- IIT Guwahati recently topped the list of 'Top Universities in Asia Pacific' region under the 'Problem solving' category. This was according to the report by HackerRank, a technical hiring platform ranked universities across four important technical skills most sought by employers to determine the top universities for developers across North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East, and found some interesting outliers.

The universities were ranked based on the following four skills:

Problem-solving

Language proficiency

Data structures knowledge

Computer science (CS) fundamentals

The research was based on over 1.4 million assessments completed by students on HackerRank's platform between January 2017 and Ju...