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This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a book chapter that has been published in its final definitive form by Springer, 2019.
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This chapter presents a comprehensive picture of work-readiness and employability among Indiangraduates transitioning from university to careers in the Indian labour market. More particularly, it presentsmacro and micro data from various industry sectors in India to chart the dimensions and trends in graduatework transitions in India. Furthermore, the chapter presents an empirical view of three main stakeholders’(policymakers, employers and educational stakeholders) assessments of the work-readiness competencedeficits of Indian graduates and their possible causes. Finally, it discusses recommended solutions by thesestakeholders for making Indian graduates work-ready.
Author(s): Kumar S, Patel P, Prikshat V
Editor(s): Dhakal, S; Prikshat, V; Nankervis, A; Burgess, J
Series Editor(s): Dundon, T; Wilkinson, A
Publication type: Book Chapter
Publication status: Published
Book Title: The Transition from Graduation to Work: Challenges and Strategies in the Twenty-First Century Asia Pacific and Beyond
Online publication date: 27/08/2018
Acceptance date: 18/07/2018
Series Title: Work, Organization, and Employment
Place Published: Singapore
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