This report explores what graduate employability means to Indian applicants, delving into how it intersects with a unique set of push and pull factors, university reputation and the value of the international study experience itself. Examining the narratives of Indian applicants allows the authors to not only identify why career services are important to them, but also to suggest how they should feature in their university experience.
The report addresses attractive and repelling factors for students such as:
- Lack of opportunities in India
- Population strain, work politics and ageism
- The impact of politics: Post-study work visas
- Companies favoring domestic students
- The rise of alternative study destinations: Canada