• Dr. R. Devarajulu Reddy Asst. Prof. of English Sree Vidyanikethan Engg. College Tirupati
  • Dr. M. Pankaja Asst. Prof. of English SVA Govt. College Sri Kalahasthi


Soft skills are personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively and
harmoniously with other people. They play an important role in the development of the
students’ overall personality enhancing their career prospects. Training with different
activities in soft skills provides a strong practical orientation to the students and help them in
building and improving their skills in communication, the effective use of language, business
correspondence, presentations, team-building, leadership, group discussions, time
management, interviews and interpersonal skills. It also helps students in career planning,
effective resume writing, covering letter and dealing with placement consultants and head
Soft Skills are imparted to fine-tune the students’ attitudes, values, motivation,
desires, feelings, beliefs, eagerness to learn, willingness to share and embrace new ideas, goal
orientation, flexibility, adaptability, futuristic thinking, comparison, diplomacy and various
skill sets of communication, manners and etiquette so that they will be able to deal with
different situations diligently. Soft skills strengthen them from within. These skills empower
them to understand "who they are" and how best they can come across as competent
individuals in any given situation

How to Cite
REDDY, Dr. R. Devarajulu; PANKAJA, Dr. M.. SOFT SKILLS: THE MOST ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES OF STUDENTS. IJELLH (International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities), [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, p. 8, feb. 2018. ISSN 2321-7065. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 mar. 2018.