World Skills Day: On the occasion of World Skills Day, leading talent assessment firm Wheebox, announced the launch of the 11th edition of the National Employability Test, aimed at empowering final year students of Engineering, Non-Engineering, and Vocational fields across universities, colleges, and vocational and technical centres in India. This initiative is supported by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Taggd by PeopleStrong, and Google.
The National Employability Test is designed to evaluate candidates on a comprehensive range of skills essential for today’s dynamic job market. Leveraging cutting-edge AI technology, the test encompasses various critical dimensions, including English Language Skills. All candidates will undergo an AI-enabled video interview to assess their proficiency in the English language, cognitive aptitude, problem-solving capabilities, and logical reasoning skills. Future Skills will be nurtured by evaluating emerging trends and technologies. The test ensures they possess the necessary competencies to thrive in the future workforce. The test also assesses candidates’ soft skills, such as learning agility, interpersonal skills, and adaptability, which are evaluated to gauge their overall employability. Engineering graduates will additionally undergo Coding skill assessments, while non-engineering candidates will be tested on their domain-specific skills, enabling Government, Academic Institutions, and employers to make well-informed decisions based on their employability report.
To commemorate the occasion of World Skills Day on July 15th, the National Employability Test opens on the same day and will continue until October 30th.