"Build your SKILLs, not your RESUME"
In a country like India where literacy ratio though slowly and gradually increasing, is less compared to other countries, this approach should be followed by which India can be known for its skilled youth. There are many people who are skilled, but still unemployed because they lack a college certificate.
"It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill."
- Wilbur Wright
Lately, many people didn't get job and were rejected as they were judged by their degree and not skills.
One of the biggest company, "Google" hires based on skills and talent, instead of giving undue importance to degree. If all the companies will start to follow this path, then they will be able to evolve and revolve paralleled by creating employment opportunities.
Though degree is important, the coming generation should focus on developing their skills and work on the dexterity in which they are actually good at rather than focusing and comparing themselves with others because what worked for others might not work for you.
Your degree is just a piece of paper, your education is seen in your Skills. If you top a university but can't survive in practical world, then that precious laminated degree will hold no value.
The maverick entrepreneur and founder of Apple, Steve Jobs quit Reed college in Portland, Oregon after just one semester.
After attending the prestigious Harvard University for two years, Bill Gates dropped out to focus on building what would become Microsoft.
Another dorm room legend, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook as a student at Harvard University from where else but his dorm
And the rest, as we know, is history.