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January 2013

Employbility-Outlook Report 2013

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Employbility-Outlook Report 2013

Delhi and NCR

The report intends to help organisations and enable organisations to take informed decisions on manpower planning, hiring and resource allocation

Wheebox and PeopleStrong HR Services Employability Outlook Report is intended to help organisations and enable organisations to take informed decisions on manpower planning, hiring and resource allocation. Wheebox and PeopleStrong HR Services Employability Outlook Report is based on an independently conducted online assessment, carried out with a total sample of 7,380 Students of Bachelors of Engineering in 53 Campuses across Delhi and NCR India. (Invitation was sent to 90 Selected Campuses)

The data and claims are based the online assessment on core engineering domains, Cognitive Abilities and English Comprehension Skills conducted across Bachelors of Engineering. Individual number of student rating for employability index varies depending on number of students in each domain.

On the basis of the assessment study, the report tries to map the available skilled resources to various demographics. This will help the employer know exactly whom and from where to hire.

Methodology

The report is a culmination of a Domain Based, Cognitive Abilities and English Comprehension Skills Assessment for 60 minutes using Online Assessment Platform of Wheebox. These tests were conducted on invitation and 7,380 students from final year of Engineering Colleges in Delhi and NCR participatedin different streams of the test. Students registered online for the test at their respective college venue before taking the test. The assessment used an adaptive testing system and was conducted in a proctored environment.

A cut-off had been assigned at 60 percent for the graduates to qualify for employability. Graduates meeting or exceeding the cut-off scores are the ones eligible as employable in the report. Six different streams from Engineering were tested, where students from their own streams undertook their respective test domains. The window was open for 90 days and it was mandatory to register before taking the test. The streams were: Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Information Technology, Computer Science and Civil Engineering.

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