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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science


Employability of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) Graduates of Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology-San Isidro Campus

( Vol-7,Issue-2,February 2021 )

Author(s): Ellen Jane G. Reyes, Rodella F. Salas



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ijaems crossref doiDOI: 10.22161/ijaems.72.1

Keywords:

COVID-19, employment, graduates, information technology, tracer study.

Abstract:

This study generally aimed to trace the current status and employment of the BSIT graduates of Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology, San Isidro Campus Academic Year 2018-2019. The descriptive method was used with a questionnaire as the major data-gathering instrument. There were 168 total graduates but only 146 of them responded to the study. Descriptive statistics such as frequency counts, ranking, and percentage were used. This study aimed to determine the profile of employed, self-employed, and unemployed respondents. Based on the tallied results, there is a high rate of employability with regular/permanent status outside Nueva Ecija. The majority of employed respondents landed their job in one to six months duration as walk-in applicants with initial gross monthly earning of 5,000 to less than 10,000 pesos. The findings also revealed that based on the respondents' perspective, the BSIT curriculum is relevant to their first job. The majority of the self-employed respondents were on-line resellers and contented in none existence of a boss. The majority of unemployed respondents considers family concern and decided not to find a job and supported by parents as a way of financing daily living.

Article Info:

Received: 01 Dec 2020; Received in revised form: 16 Jan 2021; Accepted: 21 Jan 2021; Available online: 14 Feb 2021

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