There is good news for India as far as Global Innovation Index Report is concerned. India scored the 60th position among 127 countries of the world, it stood first in central and southern Asia and was in the top 30 position in ‘graduates in science and engineering’. Science and Engineering have always been the first child of India in which the parents invest most.
The industry has grown multiple times not only in terms of business but also in terms of disciplines. Today, students of India have the choice of close to 200 types of core courses, let alone the vocational aspects of it which yet again a huge market.
However, as Bijay Sahoo, Group President Strategic HR, Reliance Industries says, “Ability to work comes first. When I hire, I assess their IQ, numerical intelligence and most importantly learnability. Learning must continue.”
Our Engineering special section gives an overall idea of the expanse of the market, kind of new and upcoming jobs, division of the engineering industry and the supply of workforce in the demanding industry.
Stories on trending courses in India and abroad, vocational courses, financing the way forward and eminent expert opinions will help students to see a big picture of Engineering as an industry in India and what steps may one take to fulfill those wishes.
“It has 3 levels- Design, Application and Support Engineering. Exceptional students can go into design engineering while others can go for support. Bijay Sahoo, Group President, Strategic HR, Reliance Industries Ltd.
“The opportunities are enormous. Students just need to put in hard work.” Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
The recent revamp of the AICTE curriculum received mixed reactions from the technical institutes. Closure of technical institutes, new initiatives, strict regulations has had diverse opinions across the higher education industry. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) tells Higher Education Plus about the new initiatives to empower students. Want to know more about Indian Engineering Education contact firstname.lastname@example.org