Assessment Of Employability With The Moderating Effect Of University Reputation

YasmeenBano, S.Vasantha

Undergraduates should have a set of generic skills with their academic qualification which is required by the employers to get a relevant job.Employment and Social Development Canada-ESDC (2007), the employability skills are the essential skills which is enhanced when students have it at required levels.The study evaluated the relationship between generic skills (Project management skill, communication skill, Social skill) and employability with the moderating effect of university reputation. The samples have been collected from 150 respondents (Engineering undergraduate students)through the questionnaire. 5 point Likert scale has been adapted for each variable. Findings revealed that generic skills (Project management skill, Communication skill, Social skill) are positively and significantly impacted the employability. Furthermore the findings also revealed that university reputation significantly moderate the relationship between generic skills and the employability. This study also provides the understanding about the vital role of skills and university reputation to positively form the employability.

Volume 12 | Issue 2

Pages: 188-197

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V12I2/S202010021