Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicEngineering

Topic: Engineering

What does the future hold for engineering jobs in India

With a 300% increase in hiring in India during 2021-2022, engineers are getting hired in various job roles ranging from project delivery to process performance.

Vikas Rajkumar Shukla’s Mechanical Engineering World is one-stop platform for learning

The platform is backed by lots of experts from prestigious institutions in India. They readily resolve queries of members on the community page pertaining to the engineering field.

Engineering, management students under AICTE to be tested for learning levels, employability

Through this assessment, for the first time, tech education council will test students while they're studying instead of after graduation, to identify lacunae and redress them.

Engineering seats in India hit 10-year low, while management seats continue to grow

23.6 lakh engineering seats were available across India in 2021-22, the lowest since 2012-13, while number of management seats was 4.04 lakh — the highest in 5 years.

Engineering courses in regional languages should be a story of reform, not political gimmick

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

This is how JEE Mains was ‘manipulated’: ‘Solvers’ hacked into computers to write papers

The CBI, which has filed a case, says a private firm in Kanpur allegedly charged Rs 10-15 lakh from parents of candidates, promising them admissions through JEE Mains 2021.

57% girl students, 85% boys interested in pursuing STEM as career, survey finds

The survey, titled ‘India’s Future in Next-Generation Tech & STEM’, was conducted by edtech platform Avishkaar, which focuses on AI, robotics and app development.

Why IIT panel wants doctors to teach in engineering colleges & engineers in medical colleges

A panel of researchers from IITs has compiled a whitepaper to suggest ways to improve Biomedical Engineering education In India. It will be submitted to govt.

‘Becoming flexible like the West’: Colleges, institutes happy as AICTE makes PCM optional

AICTE has given list of 14 subjects, apart from Physics, Chemistry & Maths, which students can opt for. These include computer science, electronics, IT, biology, entrepreneurship.

44% engineering students want to be taught in mother tongue, Tamil tops list: AICTE survey

Survey of over 83,000 engineering students also finds that students tend to prefer instruction in their mother tongue as they advance in their course. 

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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