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Over 90 per cent of fresh graduates employed in 2012: Joint university survey

Published on Mar 22, 2013 2:49 PM
 
Graduates at a graduation ceremony at the National University of Singapore on July 4, 2011. A majority of graduates from National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University and Singapore Management University have managed to find employment within six months of graduating. -- ST FILE PHOTO: JOYCE FANG

A majority of graduates from National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University and Singapore Management University have managed to find employment within six months of graduating.

This is according to results from the first joint graduate employment survey conducted by the three universities which surveyed a total of 9,668 full-time, fresh graduates.

As of Nov 1 last year, 91 per cent of graduates managed to secure a job, with 85.6 per cent of them employed in full-time permanent jobs.

The median gross monthly salary among fresh graduates employed in full-time permanent employment was $3,050, while the average gross monthly salary was $3,260. Details of the survey findings can be found at www.moe.gov.sg/education/post-secondary