Less than 8% Indian engineers fit for core engineering roles

Less than 8% Indian engineers fit for core engineering roles

The national employability report mentioned that there is a need to improve employability in the engineering sector as less than 8 per cent of Indian engineers are employable in core engineering roles. Experts believe that need of a curriculum revamp and to bring in new teaching methods and technology. Lowest employability was recorded in chemical design engineer and highest employability was recorded in electronics engineers. This percentage is considerably lower compared to employability in IT roles like Software Engineer – IT services and Associate ITeS Operations. The study mentioned that employability across metros reveals higher employability in Delhi and Mumbai with employability for the electronics design engineer role as high as 19 per cent followed by cities like Bengaluru, Kolkata and Hyderabad.

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