Engineering admissions end, no takers for 50k seats- The New Indian Convey

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Engineering admissions end, no takers for 50k seats- The New Indian Convey

By Categorical News Service

CHENNAI: As the Tamil Nadu engineering admissions have occur to an conclusion, 50,514 out of the whole 1,44,652 seats in various faculties are lying vacant. The share of the seats loaded this yr is 65.08%, which is higher than the figures in the last 5 many years. Last 12 months, only 59.90% of seats were filled.

Citing the knowledge, academic industry experts stated the interest amid pupils to sign up for engineering courses has enhanced. Even so, only 16 colleges managed to fill their seats fully at the stop of the educational counselling this 12 months. It was 12 past year. A total of 11 schools could not fill even a solitary seat this year when 14 faculties did not get any admission very last calendar year.

In accordance to information, 68 colleges crammed a lot more than 95% of their seats, 104 schools loaded over 90%, 186 colleges loaded more than 80% and 263 schools loaded above 50%. Three government colleges – College University of Engineering at Dindigul, Ariyalur and Nagapattinam – could not fill 50% of their seats.

“Anna University must critique the faculties which loaded less than 10% of their seats. Among the courses, Laptop Science, Synthetic Intelligence and Information Science, Electronics and Interaction Engineering and Data Technologies had been the most most popular amongst the learners. Nearly 45% of the seats stuffed have long gone to Laptop or computer Science and IT-similar courses. Among the important main branches, mechanical and civil have been the minimum most well-liked. The trend for engineering has unquestionably enhanced as a lot more seats have been crammed,” reported job consultant Jayaprakash Gandhi.

According to the government data, the sanctioned ingestion in 442 engineering schools across the point out is 21,9346. Of this, 1,60,780 seats were being out there for solitary-window counselling. Of this, 1,48,721 seats are for typical class and 12,059 for authorities school college students below the 7.5% reservation. 

A full of 95,046 seats (which include vocational) had been allotted this yr, and 80,951 pupils have been admitted to the colleges as of August 31 this year in the general group. Beneath 7.5% reservation, 11,058 college students have been allotted seats and 8,457 have been admitted.