The purpose of this study is to identify the school leavers’ entrepreneurial characteristics and the relationship between those characteristics and entrepreneurial intension to solve existing problems of unemployment. And find out to what extent the respondents have become an entrepreneur.Both primary and secondary data were used to conduct the study. To collect the primary data self-administered questionnaire was applied.Multi-stage stratified random sampling technique usedto select the study respondents. Collected data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics tools. Findings revealed that the education system has highly facilitated to develop the entrepreneurial skills through TVET to the school leavers. But considerable amount of school leavers have no high level of idea to become an entrepreneur.
S.DamayanthiEdiriisnghe (2017); Self-employment Intention and the Impact of Entrepreneurship Education on School Leavers;
Int J Sci Res Publ 7(4) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0417.php?rp=P646318