An assessment of one lakh students on various skills has found that only 34% were employable and women fared better than men in the tests. The survey also found that Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Odisha and West Bengal were among the top states from where the major chunk of "employable pool" emerged. Nagaland, Meghalaya, Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur, Jharkhand and Bihar were among the bottom of the heap. The assessment was carried out by Wheebox, an online assessment firm, and tested the students across 28 states and Union Territories on their numerical and logical ability, communications and domain knowledge.
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