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5 Indian startups focusing on engineers employability issue

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jul 14, 2019, 4:05 pm IST
Updated : Jul 14, 2019, 4:05 pm IST

The engineering sector has been through a phase of being a popular career choice to that of a saturated market.

The latest Annual Employability Survey 2019 report reveals 80 per cent of graduates are unfit for jobs and unemployed.
 The latest Annual Employability Survey 2019 report reveals 80 per cent of graduates are unfit for jobs and unemployed.

The engineering sector has been through a phase of being a popular career choice to that of a saturated market. While the number of engineers passing out every year increases, the lack of skills amongst the talent pool and increasing shift towards automation is disrupting the engineering ecosystem in India. The latest Annual Employability Survey 2019 report reveals 80 per cent of graduates are unfit for jobs and unemployed. Below are 5 Indian startups that are helping engineers navigate this gap and find well-paying jobs in the industry -

Bridgelabz – Bridgelabz is an AWS recognized Incubator focused on solving the tech employability challenge. BridgeLabz aims to solve the problem of low employability of engineers in India, by expanding the employability pool with its ‘Maker Program’. It provides custom-trained talent to tech companies based on their specific tech landscape requirements and is the first organization to claim 100 per cent guaranteed job placement to engineers on emerging technologies.

Pesto – Pesto is Delhi-based Company who runs a 12 weeks bootcamp for software engineers with a minimum two years of experience to groom their advanced programming skills which are essential in today’s job scenario. In this camp, aspirants get an opportunity to connect with US mentors through video conferencing. Pesto allows students to enroll for the program at free of cost and pay when they get a job.

Skill-Lync – Skill-lync, a Chennai-based startup started as a Youtube channel wherein they shared engineering tips. They have grown now as a part of Y combinator program of the US.  Skill-lync offers courses to engineers to prepare them for mechanical engineering jobs. Courses are further defined in 3 modules, candidates can opt for the one-off module to full-time curriculums.

Baabtra – The Kozhikode based startup has built platforms for undergraduates who want to develop their coding skills and bag a job in Software Companies. Its sprint based learning model encourages Students to do projects to understand the concept better.  The company’s vision is to create an opportunity for undergraduates by bringing the talent gap.

Imarticus - Imarticus Learning is India’s leading professional education company that offers training in technology and analytics program. It has educated 30,000+ individuals globally through its certification, pre-degree, and postgraduate programs offered in association with leading and renowned organizations in the technology services and analytics domain. Since its inception in 2011, Imarticus has emerged as the preferred sourcing, training, and skill development partner for over 200+ firms, which include leading global & domestic banks, consulting, and technology & analytics firms   

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