Profile | How to build it? & Its importance in School Days

Some Data (for Admissions after 12th)

•85% of Colleges in India (Except STEM) looks for other things apart from Class 12th Marks during Admissions in Graduation

•100% Colleges Abroad ( primarily in USA, UK, Australia, Singapore ) gives Scholarships only to those who has that other thing in College Application. Class 12th Marks is the second sought criteria

•All the IVY Leagues & Top – 30 Colleges across Globe, post Pandemic is focusing on that other thing in School Days

•20% Universities (including Ashoka, Ahmedabad University, Flame, KREA, O P Jindal, Azim Premji)looks only for other things while Admissions after 12th. Class 12th Marks is the third sought criteria, even after Entrance Exams


Some Data (for Admissions after Graduation & Job)

•All IIMs, IITs & Colleges like XLRI, FMS, SP Jain, NMIMS, MDI have Profile Based Admissions

•Big 4 Consulting Firms (ENY, KPMG, PwC & Deloitte) & GAFAM (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple & Microsoft) will not consider your CV without a Great Profile (even good is not okay)

•Careers in sectors like Journalism, Public Policy, Management, Economics, Finance, Social Work, Literature, Law is only judged by Profile & Credentials, apart from Good College / University (Nobody looks at degree anymore)


Some Random Facts


•Number of Students securing 90% + in Class 12 increased by 600% (6x)

•63% of Students who ops for STEM as career after 10th, ends up in other career

•Profile ends the debate of Boards Parity (CBSE is easier than Other Boards)


What is that‘Other Thing’;The Profile


Profile is a combination or sum total of all academic, non-academic, co-curricular & extra-curricular activities undertaken (& documented) by a student during Class 9 – 10 – 11 – 12

It includes (apart from Class 10 – 11 – 12 Scores)

•Summer Schools

•MUNs – Youth Parliaments

•Leadership Activities

•Volunteer Activities & NGO – Community Work

•Language Based Courses

•Skill Based Courses

•Internships

•Live Projects

•Research Papers

•Competitions, Awards & Accolades

•Research Papers

•Scholarships

•Attendance

•Professionally cultivated Hobby

•School Clubs & Independent Societies

•Standardized Test Scores

•Language Proficiency Scores

•CV