As per the Startup India record the following are the incubators focusing on the HR industry.
- JISIC Foundation, Chennai-Periyapalayam Highway, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu
- Crescent Innovation and Incubation Council, Vandalur, GST Road, Chennai
- MCC – MRF INNOVATION PARK, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
- Forge Accelerator, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
- Turiyam Bizlytics – Accelerator
HR Smart WorkForce Marketplace
- Indeed – Job search India
- Fiverr – Freelance Services Marketplace
- LinkedIn – Leveraging Professional network
Training institutes run by the State Government
- Anna Administrative Staff College, Chennai
- Civil Service Training Institute, Bhavanisagar
- All India Civil Services Coaching Centre, Chennai
The State also has
- 2 – Central Universities
- 22 – State Universities
- 700 – Arts and Science Colleges
- 576 – Engineering Colleges
- 1552 – Industrial Training Institutes & Schools
- 501 – Polytechnic Institutes
- 27 – Medical Colleges
Some of the premier institutes at Tamil Nadu are
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras
Indian Institute of Technology-Madras is a top-ranked institution in the country and produces high quality engineers and scientists. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes, providing students with a comprehensive education in various engineering disciplines, sciences and technology-related fields.
Anna University located in Chennai is another prominent institution known for its excellence in engineering, technology and allied fields. Anna University’s emphasis on research and innovation has resulted in numerous patents and collaborations with industries. The institution’s close ties with the industrial sector have led to the development of practical skills among its students, making them highly employable. Additionally, the university has contributed significantly to research in areas like renewable energy, materials science and information technology.
National Institutes of Technology (NIT)
The National Institute of Technology-Tiruchi is a premier engineering institution that offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in various engineering disciplines. It is instrumental in producing engineers and technologists who contribute to the growth of India’s infrastructure and technology sectors. It has a strong focus on research and development, collaborating with industries and government organisations to address real world challenges.
The presence of these high-end institutions has enriched Tamil Nadu’s educational landscape and enhanced its global reputation in the field of higher education. These institutions not only produce highly skilled professionals but also drive innovation, research and technological advancements that benefit the world at large. They serve as the catalyst for economic growth and development, helping Tamil Nadu emerge as a knowledge and technology powerhouse.
68% of Tamil Nadu’s population is in the working age group of 15-59 years. Tamil Nadu, the 6th most populated State, is home to about 6% of the country’s total population. The State’s population is 72.2 mn. It has the third highest sex ratio among all States in India.
Tamil Nadu is home to the highest number of factories, with 38,800 units, along with the highest number of operational SEZs (50) in India. It has a well developed infrastructure with an excellent road and rail network. The State’s coastline is the second longest in India and has 4 major ports. With the State’s infrastructure suitable for both industry and trade and commerce and having well maintained educational infrastructure to bring in specialised, trained and educated youth, it serves as the major supply and demand ground for the workforce.
The presence of high-end educational institutions like IIT, Anna University, NIT and other deemed universities has contributed to the State’s growth and development of education, research and innovation.