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Career in Social Sector is Becoming Top Choice among Students in Maharashtra

Wednesday, April 03, 2019
By A Staff Reporter

Technical, Financial Services and IT still among other best career options and a total of 18,400 students participated in the survey.

According to a survey conducted by CareerWise, a leading online career assessment portal, a large number of students in Maharashtra have chosen social sector as a career option. The segment has emerged as the top career segment, overcoming other popular areas such as Technology, Finance etc. Over 18,000 students across various cities of Maharashtra participated in the survey.

According to the CareerWise survey, out of 18,400 students, about 17 per cent students chose social sector where they would like to serve and build their career around. This was followed by the Technical Fields with 15 per cent, Financial & Analytical Services and Information Technology together at third place with 14 per cent of the total number of students participating chose. The students assessed were between 15 to 21 years of age groups.

The students that participated in the survey hailed from various parts of Maharashtra such as Mumbai (MMR), Thane, Pune, Nashik, Nagpur, Kolhapur-Sangli-Satara and Aurangabad.

Commenting on the assessment outcome, Ramachandran Kannan, Founder, Assesspeople, who owns CareerWise, said, “The report showcases the changing career trends in the country. With the traditional Technical, Financial and Information Technology sectors being as popular and dominant among the students, the Social sector has emerged as the latest popular career choice among all. This shift in trend shows how much the country has changed over the past few years. The perceptions are changing and so are the choices among the students based on their areas of aspiration.”

Other major career selection areas were Enterprising, Laws & Governance, Pure Sciences, Artistic & Creative, Earth & Environmental Sciences and Medical Sciences.

AssessPeople Services, a pioneer in online assessments in India offering assessments covering the entire employee life cycle from hiring/ Selection, development/ growth, to retention/ exit.

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