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Wheelbox to conduct job skill test

Wheelbox to conduct job skill test
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With an aim to enhance employability and address the issue of mismatch between what is being taught and the skill-sets that the industry needs, one of the largest employability tests is being held by Wheelbox, reaching out to 5000 educational campuses and assessing across 29 states and union territories in India. 

Hyderabad: With an aim to enhance employability and address the issue of mismatch between what is being taught and the skill-sets that the industry needs, one of the largest employability tests is being held by Wheelbox, reaching out to 5000 educational campuses and assessing across 29 states and union territories in India.

The employability test measures candidate’s abilities in numerical and problem solving skills along with English, basics of information technology (IT), and behavioral traits in 70 minutes.

The test is available in both Hindi and English and attempts to make a meaningful matchmaking between talent demand and supply for the job market. The test can be accessed through the web link - available at wheebox.com/west.

The students will receive free certification and transcript along with learning content on improvement areas and employer connect from Wheebox partners.

WEST is the only pre- screening test in the country that is endorsed by Industry Bodies and Academia alike. This is done in in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), LinkedIn, PeopleStrong, Association of Indian Universities (AIU), and United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

The assessment closes by October 30. In year 2015, there were more than half a million test takers. This year, focus in more on educational campuses outside large cities and ITI’s and Polytechnic campuses and female candidates in the age group between 21 and 26 years across India.

The final report will be published in form of “India Skills Report 2017” in November 2017 during CII’s Global Summit on Skill Development at Hyderabad.

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