An analysis of official data from seven IITs, one NIT and a state institute (some of India’s best engineering colleges), shows that placements varied widely even within the IIT network. The following analysis also shows college-wise average salaries offered to BTech Electrical Engineering graduates.
For the PMKVY courses, 22 per cent of the enrolled candidates were from the central states of India. Out of these, 45.36 per cent of candidates were successfully certified. Central states hold the second highest position in terms of enrollment in the PMKVY courses.
Northern states of India performed very well in PMKVY version 3.0. Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand successfully crossed the average percentage of enrollment, certified and placed candidates. Almost 52 per cent of the candidates from northern zones were certified.
South zone states of India had the lowest enrollment for the industry relevant skill development courses in the PMKVY 3.0 programme. Out of the total enrolled candidates, only about 50 per cent of the candidates were offered certification of completion in India. While in the South zone about 57 per cent of the candidates were certified.
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Since 2015, lakhs of Indians have improved their skills for a better living with the help of the government scheme, the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). The scheme has seen 142.66 lakh candidates enrolled and over 109 certified, that come up to 75 per cent of the lot undergoing complete training.
For the last 10 years, the US has seen a continuous inflow of Indian students pursuing higher education in their universities. Though this trend slipped since 2018-19, the percentage of Indian students from the total foreign students pool in the US remains constant at around 18 per cent.
As per AICTE, India has almost doubled the number of design institutes in four years since 2019-20. While most states increased the number of such institutes by 2022-23, there are few states which now have zero design institutes left.
National Scholarship Portal is an online portal for various scholarship schemes launched by the government. Among the top 10 states with the highest number of scholarship applications, Tamil Nadu had the highest percentage of applications getting verified for general, SC and OBC category. Bihar had the lowest percentage of verified applications in all categories along with ST category.
In 2015-16 the Government of India established what we know as the “new” Indian Institute of Management (IIMs). These are nearly as successful at placing their MBAs as their established counterparts, IIM-A, IIM-B and IIM-C . However, the newer IIMs post median salaries haven’t been able to match that of older IIMs.