60% of engineering graduates unemployed
Saturday, March 18, 2017, 8:21 AM
More than 60% of eight lakh engineers graduating from technical institutions across the country every year remain unemployed, according to All India Council for Technical Education. This is potential loss of 20 lakh man days annually. Less than 1% of engineering students participate in summer internships and just 15% of engineering programmes offered by over 3,200 institutions are accredited by National Board of Accreditation.