University Graduates Unemployment in Pakistan: Employability Strategy for the University Graduates

Dr. Sirajul Haque .


The research paper has focused its study on analyzing the situation of university graduate unemployment situation in Pakistan. It has discussed the causes of the unemployment of university graduates. The study has tried to answer following research questions;

  1. 1.      What are the main causes of increasing unemployment of the university graduates?
  2. 2.      How the employability created for the University Graduates?
The research study has focused its scope on the enhancing the employment skills and knowledge of the university graduates for obtaining the jobs in the private and public organizations. The study has thoroughly studied the employability programs introduced by three Asian countries such as Singapore, Australia and Malaysia. These countries have been very much successful in enhancing the employability of university graduates in seeking the employment in the public and private organizations.  Keeping in view the critical situation of the unemployment status of university students graduated each year, the author has proposed Model of employability that aimed to reduce the unemployment amongst the university graduates with the aim of preserving their abilities and potential for the human resource development of the country. In the last, the study has presented the proposed implementation framework for the employability of university graduates.


Unemployment, University Graduate Employability, Employability Models, Implementation Framework

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