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.
New Delhi, January 29, 2018: Are Indian students equipped enough to focus on research careers? Economic Times talks to Varun to understand the reasons behind poor research awareness of Indian engineers.
New Delhi, January 29, 2018: Aspiring Minds has announced the third and final list of colleges to be awarded the National Employability Award 2018 for being among the Top 10% engineering campuses nationally or in their respective state.
New Delhi, December 28, 2017: The findings of Aspiring Minds National Employability Report - Engineers, continues to raise questions on the quality of engineering education being imparted in the country. Financial Express reports.
New Delhi, December 28, 2017: In this age of automation powered by bots and AI, which jobs will survive in 2018? The latest report by Aspiring Minds receives massive coverage from large publications like Economic Times, Times of India, Business Standard to name a few.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
July 29, 2017: 95% engineers are unable to code, reports Economic Times basis Aspiring Minds' National Employability Report
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 16, 2016: Himanshu Aggarwal writes for Business Insider on how Artificial Intelligence is increasingly helping automate and simplify recruitment process.
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.
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.
Hyderabad, August 31, 2016: The Hindu carries a detailed feature on the recently released National Employability Report - Diploma, 2016 by Aspiring Minds.
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.
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'.
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.
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?
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, 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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, 23rd May, 2016: Himanshu Aggarwal shares his views on the government's initiatives allowing young entrepreneurs to flourish.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, 14th March, 2016: Nikkei Asian Review features Indian entrepreneurs addressing social problems as they build flourishing businesses.
New Delhi, February 22, 2016: Times of India reports on the skill certification initiative by NSDC, Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skill Council and FSSAI.
New Delhi, February 22, 2016: Most engineering graduates in India lack basic numerical, logical and communication skills, which impacts their employability.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, 8th February, 2016: In conversation with Himanshu Aggarwal, Smart CEO captures the successful journey of Aspiring Minds from 2011 to present.
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.
New Delhi, 26th January, 2016: In a detailed interview with CNBC Awaaz, Varun Aggarwal shares his thoughts on the National Employability Report 2015.
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.
New Delhi, 25th January, 2016: The findings of the National Employabillity Report 2015 serve as a debate across the country.
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.
New Delhi, 19th January, 2016: Himanshu Aggarwal talks about the need to effectively leverage internships in making the country's youth job ready.
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