The Quantitative Ability Learning Levels-Engineering Graduates, Annual Report-2012 is based on objective assessment (AMCAT) data of 55,000 engineering graduates who took AMCAT Quantitative Ability, a competency-based standardized assessment of quantitative aptitude developed by Aspiring Minds. This is by far the most comprehensive analysis of quantitative skills of engineers in India. The report provides in-depth input on skill gaps, areas where training should be focused and how to make pedagogic changes to the education system to impart better mathematical skills to engineering graduates in India.
National Employability Report-MBA Graduates, 2012
The National Employability Report-MBA Graduates, 2012 is based on a sample of more than 32,000 MBA students from over220 Business Schools across India. This is the most authoritative study on the current state of Employability of management graduates in India and covering a breadth of roles and skills sets that MBA graduates bring to the table. The report presents in-depth comparison of available MBA talent pool across multiple parameters like gender, specialization areas, tier of cities, zones, job sectors and campuses amongst others. Some grave findings from the report include facts like 40% of employable MBA graduates being invisible to recruiters due to market inefficiencies.
National Employability Report - Hotel Management Graduates, 2012
The National Employability Report–Hotel Management Graduates 2012 is based on objective assessment (AMCAT- Hospitality) data of more than 3,000 Hotel Management students from 120+ Hotel Management colleges across India. This report aims to assess the employability variances of Hotel Management candidates in India across various groups to gain an understanding of the needs and the gaps. It attempts to explore the reasons behind the widening demand–supply gap for quality talent in hospitality.
English Learning Levels-Engineering Graduates, Annual Report-2011-12
The English Learning Levels–Engineering Graduates, Annual Report 2011–12 is based on objective assessment (AMCAT) data of 55000 engineering students who took AMCAT English, a competency-based standardized assessment of English developed by Aspiring Minds. The report is by far the most comprehensive analysis of English skills of engineers in India. It gives an in–depth analysis of specific areas in English language where engineering graduates are lacking and the implications of these deficiencies thereof.
National Employability Report - Engineers, 2011
The 2011 edition Aspiring Minds National Employability Report - Engineers is based on the objective assessment (AMCAT) data of 55,000 engineering graduates. This is the most authoritative study on job-suitability and skill-analysis of engineering graduates in India. The report features multiple regional, state wise, tier wise, gender wise and campus type comparisons of quality of talent available for the IT and ITeS industry. Some of the rather disturbing findings in the report include the lack of fair opportunity to a substantial percentage of employable engineering graduates due to market inefficiencies.
Employability of Engineers State Wise 2011
Technical education in India has scaled over the last decade boasting of 1000s of engineering colleges spread across the length and breadth of the country producing over half a million engineering graduates annually.
The study show the drop in percentage of employability of engineers across different states for diffeent sectors. Aspiring Minds Research cell has done advanced statistical studies to uncover the core reasons for the dramatic variation in the quality of talent being produced.
Graduate Aspirations - A Study By Aspiring Minds Research Cell
Aspiring Minds recently conducted a study to understand what kind of sectors and job profiles do fresh graduates prefer. A survey was conducted at two metros which attracts graduates looking for jobs from across the country. A total of more than 7500 candidates were sampled. All non-engineering degrees including B.Sc., BCA, B.Com., BBA, BA, BHM, etc. were included in the survey. [Download ]
National Employability Study IT/ITeS - Latest Report
Recently Aspiring Minds has again conducted the employability study of technical graduates based on the results of AMCAT conducted for final year engineering and MCA students across the country. The latest study by Aspiring Minds gives an insight into the low employability of IT graduates and provide an estimate of number of candidates require training to be eligible for any job in the IT/ITeS sector. It also says technical engineers have an edge over MCA graduates in IT product roles and KPO. [Download ]
North East Campus Placement Report
As the Government is thinking about setting up approximately 50 colleges in the North East, a major question is about the future of the students passing out from these colleges. A good curriculum, a brilliant set of students cannot fill up the vacuum in placements marred by civil unrest in the region. This report is about a comparison of placement scenario across various colleges which reveals a dichotomy in number of companies visiting North East colleges vs colleges in the other parts of the country. It also says the corporate sector and innovative solutions will play a role in improving the situation and building labour inclusivity. [Download ]
National Employability Study IT/ITeS
Aspiring Minds has conducted India’s first employability study of technical graduates based on the results of AMCAT conducted for more than 40,000 engineering and MCA students (in final year) across the country. AMCAT covers all objective parameters for adjudging employability in the IT/ITeS sector including English Communication, Quantitative skills, problem-solving skills and Computer Science and Programming skills. Employability figures are based on actual hiring benchmarks on AMCAT scores set by multiple companies in IT/ITeS related sectors. The study also investigates which skills are deficient in particular group of candidates with regard to different sectors. [Download ]
Challenges and Concerns with International Personality Assessments
Often, companies use personality tests constructed outside India for the purpose of recruitment, promotion inputs and training–requirement analysis. This white paper argues by means of analyzing the structure of these tests that international tests are not reliable in the Indian context. The paper talks about the need for an effective Personality Inventory for entry level hiring in India and concludes with recommendations on the features a personality test should have to work in the Indian scenario. [Download ]
National Talent Map – A beginning
India is a vast country with a very large working population. Often companies big and small grapple with the task of figuring out where the talent pool of their interest lies. This report is a beginning in mapping the quality of Engineering in various parts of India.
Personality Assessment – Matching people to the right jobs
While personality assessment over the years has grown in relevance world wide, India now has access to a personality inventory designed for the Indian masses. The context - Indian, someone who has never faced a job, language - AMPI has proven to map the right people for particular job streams making sure attrition is controlled and performance is predictable.