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Employability and Higher Education

By 2025, India is slated to house the world’s largest population of about 1.4 billion (E&Y, 2013). By 2020, the working age population (age cohort 15-64) is expected to increase from 761 (2011)  to 869  million making India the world’s youngest country with an average age of 29 and about 28 per cent of the world’s workforce. India is expected to retain its demographic advantage till 2040 while China’s tapers off by 2015 (Planning Commission, 2013).A higher demographic dividend can...

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