Tech firms find students from JKC unemployable

HYDERABAD : Of the 1 lakh candidates trained at Jawahar Knowl- edge Centres only 20,000 candidates have been recruit- ed directly and 20,000 to 25,000 indirectly. Even when the IT industry in the state marks impressive growth, their need to find employable graduates from among half a million graduates produced each year, is proving an onerous task. Most of the graduates trained in the state government sponsored Jawahar Knowledge Centres do not satisfy the requirements of IT companies.

The JKCs were introduced in the year 2004 by the Information Technology and Communication Department to develop quality human resources in the IT and ITES sector by bringing about synergy among the institutions of government, industry and academia. This initiative, along with Specialised Training pro grammes for underprivileged groups, was introduced by the state government after complaints by the IT majors in the state.

Students trained in JKCs have registered only 40-45 per cent recruitment. Of the 1 lakh candidates only 20,000 candidates have been recruited directly and 20,000 to 25,000 indirectly till now.

Due to poor grasp of industry grade skills, only 10% of general graduates and 25% engineering graduates are believed to be employable. And even among them students from urban areas benefit more.
More News
NEET Result 2021: Know Category Wise Qualifying Criteria
National Testing Agency (NTA) is expected to release NEET 2021 result soon on its official website- neet.nta.nic.in. Students who appeared for the undergraduate medical entrance test can check their results and All India Rank (AIR) through ...
NEET Answer Key 2021, OMR Response Sheet Released, Direct Link
The National Testing Agency has released provisional answer key, OMR sheet, and recorded responses of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2021. Students who took the entrance exam can visit neet.nta.nic.in and login with their applic...
CBSE Date Sheet 2022: Term 1 Time Table For Class 10, 12 Today
Date sheet of Class 10 and Class 12 term 1 board exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be released today, October 18. The time table will be available on the CBSE website, cbse.gov.in. For the 2021-22 batch, the CBSE ...
IIT JEE Advanced Result 2021 Tomorrow At Jeeadv.ac.in; Check Result Time
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur will declare Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced result 2021 tomorrow. The result time has not been announced by IIT Kharagpur but it is mentioned in the JoSAA counselling schedule. Registrati...
JEE Advanced 2021: JoSAA Counselling Schedule Released; To Start From October 16
Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) counselling 2021 schedule has been released on the official website - josaa.nic.in. As per the schedule, the registration and choice filling procedure for courses started from October 16 (10 am) and will contin...
Result Of NEET 2021 Soon; Know About Answer Key, Counselling, Cut-Off
The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET 2021) results soon. The NEET 2021 exam was held on September 12 in the centre-based pen and paper mode. The result of NEET 2021 along with the merit list ...
JEE Advanced 2021 Result Soon; Check Admission Process
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 result will be declared on October 15 on the official website- jeeadv.ac.in. To qualify JEE Advanced 2021, students will have to meet the designated JEE Advanced 2021 cut-off. Students who appeared for J...
JEE Advanced 2021 Result Soon: 10 Points On Reservation Of Seats
JEE Advanced result 2021 will be announced by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur on October 15, 2021, on the official website- jeeadv.ac.in. Candidates securing minimum qualifying marks in JEE Advanced result 2021 in all three subjects in...
How To Study At IIMs Without Taking CAT
Studying in Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) is a dream of every BSchool aspirant. The gateway to an MBA programme at IIMs is the Common Admission Test (CAT). CAT is a highly competitive exam and only a few students are able to crack it. Also, ...
GATE 2022 Registration Ends Today, Here’s What Happens Next
Registration for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2022 is ending today. Candidates who did not apply during the regular registration period – up to September 30 – can apply for the exam at gate.iitkgp.ac.in. This is t...