Engineering has attracted a lot of young and aspiring students to opt it as a career. These young students grab this opportunity in a big way and a large number of aspirants taking engineering exams are a testimony to this fact. The youth in India dream of themselves to become an engineer and earn a decent salary package.
But the pool of graduate engineers results in the acute talent shortage in the IT and
data science ecosystem in India. This saying has been supported by a survey claiming that 95 percent of engineers in the country are not fit to take up
software development jobs. The Lack of programming skills in graduate engineers is adversely impacting the IT and data science ecosystem in India. Moreover,
programming skills these graduates are five times poorer for tier III colleges as compared to tier 1 colleges.
The failure of Engineering Graduates to fetch a decent job is not only their failure but also the failure of those institutes as well. The reason behind their failure is the casual behavior of
Private Colleges. The course contents are outdated and do not focus on areas which will actually help students to enroll themselves in the job industry after
employment. There is a huge gap between what the market needs and what Indian education is producing its future employees with. Despite the exponential changes in science and
technology around the world in a short span of time, the syllabus is hardly ever updated in these engineering institutes.
As a result, they fail to fetch a good technical job for themselves. So, most educated engineers look for other options and join
teaching as a profession not because of passion, but because they have to earn a livelihood. However, there are a few good professors who prefer administrative positions because of the low intellectual demands but involved with higher pay packages. Which represents an image of not having enough qualified teachers for all of these educational institutes.
Apart for that, the Semester systems and the process of continuous evaluation during the course are not worth fulfilling the desired roles as the students get tired of with the pattern of continuous learning-they only want good grades. Unless
the specific purpose of such initiatives is properly understood by faculty and students alike, these continuous methods of learning and evaluation would likely not work. After the completion of the degree,
the Engineering students still need a supportive hand for
training on the basis of the problems they are likely to encounter in the real world.
While a vast number of engineering students in the country used to study their course books, pass their exams with a good score and collect their degrees at last. The main concern arises when they encounter the real-world problems and at last they realize their shortfall. By then, they have to take extra time in order to skill themselves or suffer
IT companies are focused on hiring
knowledgable and fluent English speakers. This leads to side-out a huge number of candidates in the job race. As a majority of engineering graduates are not good at
communication skills. Normally, for a country, this should have to be proud to have so many fresh graduate engineers every year but after considering the bitter truth behind this, it is quite shameful that we busy in producing engineers who are not at all fit for employment in reputed and good industries.