New Delhi, Nov. 18 -- Millennials are often regarded as an unsure lot. Perhaps this is because their outlook on life tends to differ from that of older generations. But a finding that suggests clarity among 23-38-year-olds has been thrown up by the third round of the YouGov-Mint Millennial Survey, conducted between mid-September and mid-October. Two-thirds of those surveyed were found to be gloomy about their job prospects. What's more, the better qualified were more pessimistic than the less educated.

The economic slump could explain millennial despondency. But there's more to it. Overall, the gloom has grown since the last time the survey was done, back in January and February, but the divergence between the better qualified and less h...