India has grabbed the 78th spot on the Global Corruption Perceptions Index 2018, said a report released by Transparency International (TI) on Tuesday. So, India improved its ranking in Global Corruption Perceptions Index.
Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) is an index published annually by Transparency International since 1995 which ranks countries “by their perceivedlevels of public sector corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys.”
According to the annual index released by the anti-graft watchdog, India rose by three points to 78 in the list of 180 countries in the world, while China ranked 87 and Pakistan 117.
The GCP index ranks the countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, drawing on 13 expert assessments and surveys of business executives. The index uses a scale of 0 to 100 to give each country a score, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean.