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Is Indian educated class learning?

May 21, 2017

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Authored by:  Sanjay Goel ————————————————————————— Some reports say that 95% Indian technical graduates are unemployable. Indian IT industry has always been fond of using the phrase “Industry- institute gap”. By this, they imply that the institutes fail to train the fresh graduates with the skills required by the industry. This position, to my mind, is […]

How to fight the job loss trend because of Automation: Two Tips

May 21, 2017

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  According to a January 2017 McKinsey report, 50%+ of the work activities in India are likely to be automated in next few years effecting 23.3 crore workers across different sectors. The degree of automation will vary across occupations.   According to this report, the occupations that mainly depend upon the following capabilities will be […]

NIRF-2017: A few Observations and Conclusions

May 21, 2017

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Authored  by:   Sanjay Goel ____________________________________________________________________ In early April, the Minister of MHRD released this ranking of top 100 Indian universities and colleges in different categories. An analysis of NIRF 2017 shows that there is much more information in this data that is being missed in the over-emphasis on the ranks. Here are some interesting […]