India, the land of youth, has the opulence of being the world's largest global economy due to the benefit of reaping demographic dividend. But, the country is also facing the challenge of putting its younger population on the right career track. Young people with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) qualifications are in demand worldwide and are known to have better career prospects. The present study analyzes current status of Indian STEM-skilled workforce and their presence in the global market. It also shares best career development practices and support for educational institutions at all levels to generate STEM talent to meet future challenges.