The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Monster India to assist about 10,360 AICTE approved colleges with the student intake of over 36 lakhs to manage and monitor campus recruitment activities across India.
As per this MoU, Monster India will map their student’s talent, act as an interface among students, colleges and recruiters to offer relevant job opportunities.
The students under the AICTE colleges come from varied streams like engineering and technology; applied arts and craft; hotel management and catering; management; pharmacy and architecture and town planning.
Monster India will also identify skill gaps, check employability by providing practice tests and suggest proactive measures.
At present, the practice tests, comprising of general aptitude and core subject related matter, is available for engineering streams. Other streams will soon be updated with the same. This non-exclusive agreement is a part of AICTE’s efforts towards improving campus placements and attracting maximum employer participation, said the press release.
“Such MoU will definitely help college students and fresher candidates seeking career opportunities. The young population is going to set the stage for a bright India tomorrow,” Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, said.
“It has been the endeavour of AICTE and colleges to provide the right platform and to ensure maximum students get employed. Keeping in line with this, we firmly believe that Monster India is one of the most credible names in the recruitment solutions industry to support us in making India an employable nation,” he added.
Mr. Sanjay Modi, Managing Director (APAC & Middle East), Monster.com said, “At Monster India, our endeavour is to enhance employability by connecting right people to the right jobs. Our association with AICTE will allow greater access to students and colleges with a large pool of employers present on our data base and provide relevant job opportunities. We are aware of the huge skill demand and supply equation that currently exists in our country. However, we have 12 million people enter the workforce every year, the focus should be towards enhancing high level thinking skills, creativity, machine learning, and communication.”