India Inc sees huge talent gap

Whilst a job in an IT firm still remains the most attractive even for engineering graduates, there is mismatch in the availability and industry’s demands. The increasing demand for IT across sectors like hospital, restaurants, and banks has created newer job roles like data scientist, analytics engineer, social media architect, cloud architect and fraud analyst. This is where the mismatch is serious, says Siddarth Bharwani, director of Jetking Infotrain. As per the latest Nassc-om data, three lakh trained professionals are required in the data science field alone by 2020. Currently, there are around 50,000 trained professionals. The industry is expected to grow tremendously and there will definitely be a shortfall. There is no exact figure but a 30-50 per cent shortfall is expected, he said. There is definitely need for…


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