A study on Factors Influencing Quality of education and employability skills among Management students in Bangalore District

G.Gopi, Dr.R.Perumal
2020 Zenodo  
Education is a signal that shows the humankind the correct way and course to flood ahead. It is the foundation of any general public as it assumes an essential job in the advancement of the country. The Indian Higher Education division is considered as one of the biggest working frameworks in the nation and is the second biggest training framework on the planet. There are numerous Management institutions in India, but unfortunately, the state of management education in the country is not very
more » ... untry is not very satisfactory and the quality of education and management graduates is decreasing day by day. With increasing discrepancies between employer expectations and employee skill sets, it is imperative to find out which are the factors that are influencing quality of education and employability skills in Management institutions. The study uses convenience sampling technique to select the faculty members across Management Institutions in Bangalore. The population of the study is chosen as per the AICTE website, as on 2018-2019, and the sample size of N=114 is calculated using the Cochran's formula of Known Population. A well structured questionnaire which is formulated using the existing literatures on the quality of education and employability skills are used to collect data. The data collected is analyzed with the statistical dimension reduction technique - EFA and SEM Techniques. The study concludes that, a majority of the faculty members are aware of the importance and the need for quality education and also believed that quality of education may positively affect the employability skills of the students. External and Internal factors contribute approximately equally to factors influencing quality of education. The faculty members also expressed that Effective mentoring highly contributes to employability skills and Digital libraries are not much agreed upon, therefore, the institutions should focus on mentoring the students in learning employability requirements of the current Industry. The researcher further points out that th [...]
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4541096 fatcat:ratsddk37nb6tpcdmuenxe7yyq