We are thankful to the national and international media who have regularly recognized and supported Aspiring Minds efforts towards employability and efforts to create a level playing field for all.

Himanshu Aggarwal writes for Financial Express on need for skill certifications

Monday, October 16, 2017: Why does India need skilled migrants who can come back one day to Make in India! Himanshu Aggarwal elaborates in this recent article featured in the Financial Express

Tamil Nadu accounts for 9.8% of total open jobs in India: Aspiring Minds Report

Chennai, October 12, 2017: According to the Aspiring Minds Skill Map India, 2017, Tamil Nadu stands 4th in terms of  number  of open jobs in the country. Times of India does a detailed report on the findings of the latest report by Aspiring Minds.

Software developers are most in-demand by employers in India: Aspiring Minds Skill Map - India, 2017

September 21, 2017: Software developers and sales professionals are most in-demand by employers in India. The findings were revealed in the recently released report, Skill Map - India 2017 by Aspiring Minds.

Aspiring Minds' NER triggers policy level recommendations from Niti Aayog

New Delhi, August 30, 2017: Aspiring Minds NER 2016 has provoked policy level recommendations from Niti Aayog, the premier planning think tank for both Central and State governments. The latest news piece by NDTV talks about how NER has been pivotal in indicating the magnitude of challenges in the education system.

 

Aspiring Minds Skills - Nursing Assistant - 2017 receives nationwide media attention

August 21, 2017: Nearly 45% nursing assistant candidates who underwent skills training in India lack proper knowledge to carry out daily care activities. The findings were a part of the recently released Skills- Nursing Assistant, 2017 report by Aspiring Minds.

Varun Aggarwal speaks to Mint on the consolidation wave in the ed-tech industry

August 18, 2017:  Mint speaks to Varun Aggarwal, CTO, Aspiring Minds on his views around the recent wave of consolidation in the ed-tech business. Aggarwal sees it as an opportunity for select players to emerge as leaders in the sector.

80% engineers in India are unemployable: Financial Express

July 31, 2017: Financial express quotes findings from Aspiring Minds' National Employability  Report ,  Engineers 2016-17 to highlight the quality of engineers in India and the need to educate them.

Economic Times quotes Aspiring Minds National Employability Report Engineers

July 29, 2017: 95% engineers are unable to code, reports Economic Times basis Aspiring Minds' National Employability Report

CNNnews18 covers Aspiring Minds National Programming Skills Report 2017

July 20, 2017: 'Only 36% Indian engineers are able to write compilable code', quotes CNNnews18, from the Aspiring Minds National Programming Skills Report 2017. In an interaction with the channel, Varun Aggarwal, CTO, Aspiring Minds highlights the need for change in the quality of technical education being imparted in the country. 

Aspiring Minds partnership with Chattisgarh government receives wide media coverage

Raipur: June 12, 2017: The government of Chattisgarh partners with AMCAT to help its students connect with jobs. 

Aspiring Minds programming report is Dataquest's cover story this month!

April 2017: Dataquest, India's leading technology magazine features the National Programming Skills Report- Engineers 2017 by Aspiring Minds as its cover story this month  Read more on the report and findings here.

National media covers Aspiring Minds National Programming Skills Report

April 2017: The National Programming Skills Report - Engineers 2017 by Aspiring Minds has received tremendous coverage across publications throughout the country. Read more about the report and its findings here

Startups need to hire right now more than ever - Business Insider

February 01, 2017: With fierce competition gripping the startup ecosystem, they are in dire need to hire 'right'! Himanshu Aggarwal, CEO, Aspiring Minds writes for Business Insider on how scientific assessments can prove to be a savior for start-ups in meeting their need for the right talent.

Mint speaks to Himanshu Aggarwal on the importance of interning abroad

December 25, 2016: Himanshu Aggarwal, CEO, Aspiring Minds speaks with Mint on the importance of interning abroad. He emphasizes on the phenomenal ROI achieved from such internships, both in terms of learning and cross-cultural fitment.

Artificial Intelligence To Lead The Way For Smart Recruitment? ~ Business Insider

December 16, 2016: Himanshu Aggarwal writes for Business Insider on how Artificial Intelligence is increasingly helping automate and simplify recruitment process.

Social media emerges at the top choice for internships: Aspiring Minds Survey

December 13, 2016: Web developer, content marketing, and social media roles have caught the fancy of  millennials  for  internship , says Aspiring Minds Internship Survey 2016. Economic Times covers the survey in-depth.

Wall Street Journal covers Aspiring Minds' research on Situational Judgment Tests

September 30, 2016: Knowing what NOT to do is a critical job skill. Here is what WSJ has to say on this ground breaking research by Aspiring Minds.

Skilloutlook.com covers Aspiring Minds National Employability Conclave

September 08,2016: Skilloutlook.com covers the recently held Aspiring Minds National Employability Conclave, Vijaywada chapter. 

The Hindu covers National Employability Report- Diploma 2016

Hyderabad, August 31, 2016: The Hindu carries a detailed feature on the recently released National Employability Report - Diploma, 2016 by Aspiring Minds.

Economic Times carries exclusive coverage of National Employability Report-Diploma, 2016

New Delhi, August 26, 2016: Technology companies are missing out on a big chunk of employable diploma graduates, reports the recently released Aspiring Minds National Employability Report, Diploma 2016.

Wall Street Journal features Aspiring Minds National Employability Report, Engineers 2016

August 8, 2016: More than 80% Indian engineers are unemployable, says the Wall Street Journal. Quoting findings from Aspiring Minds' National Employability Report, Engineers 2016, the global financial daily delves deep into the various impediments faced by the country today in fulfilling its visions of skill development and 'Make in India'.

Varun Aggarwal shares his entrepreneurial journey with Dainik Jagran

July 20,2016: In a detailed interview with Dainik Jagran, Varun Aggarwal shares the Aspiring Minds story and his journey so far as an entrepreneur. 

Varun Aggarwal writes for Mint on how India can become world's data science provider

July 1, 2016: Can India provide an army of data scientists to the world, like the IT engineers that it provided in the last decade? 

Aspiring Minds study on employability of engineers in core roles featured in The Hindu

Hyderabad, June 23, 2016: Lesser interest in core engineering fields can pose as a deterrent in the nation's dream of 'Make in India." 

Chennai has least employable design engineers: Aspiring Minds National Employability Report

Chennai, June 16, 2016: Less than 8% engineers are employable for core engineering jobs, says the Aspiring Minds National Employability Report, Engineers 2016. Times of India talks in detail about the grim employability scenario of Chennai engineers.

Less than 8% Indian engineers fit for core engineering roles: Economic Times

New Delhi, June 15, 2016: Less than 8% Indian engineers are fit for core engineering roles, reveals the Aspiring Minds National Employability Report, Engineers 2016. 

Varun writes for PC Quest on using data science to redefine talent evaluation

June 7, 2016: The recent progress in data science algorithms has made it possible to carry out automatic assessment of candidates using an open response model. Varun shares his views on how such models provide a much more holistic assessment of the candidate. 

Himanshu Aggarwal in conversation with Mint on the government sentiment towards startups

New Delhi, 23rd May, 2016: Himanshu Aggarwal shares his views on the government's initiatives allowing young entrepreneurs to flourish.

Varun Aggarwal in conversation with Mint on Aspiring Minds leveraging machine learning to enhance recruitment efficiency

New Delhi, 13th May, 2016: Varun Aggarwal in conversation with Mint discusses how Aspiring Minds uses machine learning technology that allows companies to build predictive models using structured and unstructured data.

Himanshu Aggarwal writes for Business Insider India on the art or rather ‘data’ science of hiring

New Delhi, 3rd May, 2016: Coupled with the growing number of applicants for each role and the myriad of skills required, hiring needs to be considered as much as a science as it is an art to accurately assess a candidate’s potential and hire the right talent. 

Aspiring Minds announces first list of colleges for National Employability Awards 2017

New Delhi, 20th April, 2016: Aspiring Minds has announced the first list of colleges to be awarded the National Employability Award 2017 for being among the Top 10% engineering campuses nationally or in their respective state. 

CNN Money features Aspiring Minds study on employability of Indian engineers

New Delhi, April 8th, 2016: CNN Money reports on India's demographic boom and the need for significant improvement in training and education efforts to keep pace with its economic growth

Himanshu Aggarwal writes for The Huffington Post on why job portals are losing their relevance

New Delhi, 16th March, 2016: Job portals continue to remain the most widely used recruitment mechanism however their effectiveness in finding the right candidate is in question. 

Varun Aggarwal in conversation with Nikkei Asian Review on Aspiring Minds driving social impact

New Delhi, 14th March, 2016: Nikkei Asian Review features Indian entrepreneurs addressing social problems as they build flourishing businesses. 

Aspiring Minds assesses street food vendors under PMKVY scheme: Times of India

New Delhi, February 22, 2016: Times of India reports on the skill certification initiative by NSDC, Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skill Council and FSSAI.

Varun Aggarwal discusses the unemployability problem of Indian engineers with Business Today

New Delhi, February 22, 2016: Most engineering graduates in India lack basic numerical, logical and communication skills, which impacts their employability.

Aspiring Minds' start-up hiring study reveals increase in non-technical led roles: Hindu Business Line

New Delhi, February 18, 2016: As much as 47% of the entry level hiring in start-ups ​is ​comprised of non-technical professionals​,​ reveals a recent study on start-up hiring trends by Aspiring Minds. 

Aspiring Minds and Business Insider survey reveals real challenges faced by job seekers in the country

New Delhi, 11th February, 2016: Even as 80% students know where to look for jobs, more than 64% students say they do not get interview calls relevant to their capabilities reveals a survey by Aspiring Minds and Business Insider.

Himanshu writes for Business Insider India on the complexities of finding the first job

New Delhi, 9th February, 2016: The growing gap between demand for workers and supply of jobseekers is a paradox seen across the world today and is more complex in entry level hiring.

Aspiring Minds​' journey so far gets featured in Smart CEO magazine

New Delhi, 8th February, 2016: In conversation with Himanshu Aggarwal, Smart CEO captures the successful journey of Aspiring Minds from 2011 to present.

Less than 4% of engineering graduates qualify for a start-up technology role - ET

New Delhi, 2nd February, 2016: The Economic Times carries an in-depth feature on Aspiring Minds' National Employability Report which reveal less than 4% of engineering graduates qualify for a start-up technology role.

Varun Speaks to CNBC Awaaz on the National Employability Report 2015

New Delhi, 26th January, 2016: In a detailed interview with CNBC Awaaz, Varun Aggarwal shares his thoughts on the National Employability Report 2015.

​No significant improvement in employability of Indian graduates - The Times of India

New Delhi, 25th January, 2016: The Times of India covers Aspiring Minds National Employability Report 2015, across its editions, highlighting the low employability figures of engineering students in the country. 

Aspiring Minds National Employability Report - Engineers 2015 reveals need for quality over capacity building - Hindustan Times

New Delhi, 25th January, 2016: The findings of the National Employabillity Report 2015 serve as a debate across the country.

​Aspiring Minds National Employability Report -Engineers 2015 receives nationwide coverage

New Delhi, 25th January, 2016: ​ Aspiring Minds National Employability Report in its 5th edition this year has once again received nationwide coverage ​in more than 90 publications.

Himanshu writes for Business Insider India on the importance of internships

New Delhi, 19th January, 2016: Himanshu Aggarwal talks about the need to effectively leverage internships in making the country's youth job ready.

Startups hiring employees in non-technical roles - Hindustan Times

New Delhi, 19th January, 2016: Hindustan Times covers Aspiring Minds' start-up hiring report on how non-technical roles occupy an important position in today's start-ups and comprise of almost 47% of the workforce.

Future of jobs - Mint

New Delhi, 19th January, 2016: Himanshu Aggarwal shares his views on a recently released report by World Economic Forum which reveals the impact of automation, data analytics and other specialized fields on the employment landscape globally.

Aspiring Minds announces Third list of colleges for National Employability Awards 2016

New Delhi, January 15, 2016: Aspiring Minds has announced the third list of colleges to be awarded the National Employability Award 2016 for being among the Top 10% engineering campuses nationally or in their respective state.

Aspiring Minds diving deep into China, US, Philippines. Here's how.

January 12, 2016: In a detailed conversation with Tech in Asia, Himanshu Aggarwal talks about how Aspiring Minds is successfully catering to the needs to the employment ecosystem.

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