In as high as 67 per cent of cases in India, employability issues require structural repairs. Given how India is a resource challenged country, this can be more effectively achieved through higher education programmes themselves rather than by additional programmes after the formal higher education is completed. India’s resource crunch means that banking on higher education can be a better bet than standalone skill development programmes. The key lies in enabling transition from education to employment, notwithstanding the challenge of employability. However, higher education has largely focused on knowing followed in some cases by doing, packed with concepts, instead of real world practices. There is however, a third element that plays a critical role in education, which is being.