Higher Education is it Boon for Employability?

14 Pages Posted: 29 Apr 2015

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Adarsha U

Mangalore University - PG Department of Commerce

Rathesh J

Mangalore University - PG Department of Commerce

Date Written: April 29, 2015


In the emerging global world order, institutions are trying to position itself as a knowledge driven centres. The challenges are many and momentous. As a stakeholder of higher learning will agree that it is not just about the higher level of educational structure in the country.

The development of student’s intellectual and imaginative power their understanding and judgement, problem-solving skills, ability to communicate, and to perceive their field of study in a broader perspective. In order to survive in the competitive world of globalization, all higher education institutions should play special attention to quality in higher education. Quality from three different perspectives- Product (output of the education institutions), software (process in the education institution), and service (the activities that have direct impact on student satisfaction).

The paper mainly concentrates to identify the applicability of the course to employability, to recognize the need for innovative pedagogy in higher education and its benefits for employability and also to identify the limitations of the existing education system. Mainly the study finds that students are not able to employable by present higher education system and also there should need for change in the system of higher education.

Keywords: Higher education, Higher learning, ideology, Employability

Suggested Citation

U, Adarsha and J, Rathesh, Higher Education is it Boon for Employability? (April 29, 2015). Nitte University, Fourth International Conference on Higher Education: Special Emphasis on Management Education, December 29-30 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2600695 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2600695

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Rathesh J

Mangalore University - PG Department of Commerce


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