15Nov 2022


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The study was intended to investigate employability skills among University Graduate students and one of the specific purpose was to find out difference in employability skills between Science and Arts students. Descriptive survey method was employed for this study. Primary data were collected from 50 science and 50 arts of G.M University by standardised Employability Assessment inventory of Larry Dershem, 2016 which has six employability skill domains, measured by 24 items. The obtained data were analysed and interpreted by using percentage and t-test. The results of the study revealed that 17% university students have self-concept, 17% have self control, 17% have social, 17% have communication, 18% have problem solving and 13% have job searching skill. With reference Academic stream wise employability skill difference, it is found that science students have comparative more skill than arts students and the difference is significant at .01 level. The result of the present study will help full for policy makers and practitioners of higher education to develop employment skills among students by redesigning curricular content, methodology and practical component. 

[Suruchi Sahoo, Madhusmita Panda, Suchitra Patel and Partha Sarathi Mallik (2022); EMPLOYABILITY SKILL AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN RELATION TO ACADEMIC STREAM Int. J. of Adv. Res. 10 (Nov). 96-104] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Dr. Partha Sarathi Mallik
Gangadhar Meher University, Sambalpur, Odisha


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/15645      
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/15645