RESEARCH & STUDY

Study of drop outs and failures in B. Tech courses in Engineering and study of unemployment probl

Funding Agency
Institute for Societal Advancement

Project Location
Kerala State

Date Of Start
30-11--0001

Date Of Submission
30-11--0001

Project Cost
1

Date Of Agreement
30-11--0001

Date Of Completion
30-11--0001

Board Study
study of drop outs and failures in B. Tech courses in Engineering in Kerala

Target Group
Failed / drop out Engineering SC/ST Students of Kerala

Nature Of Study
Data Collection and field study

Associating Agencies
CUSAT

Objectives
Identify the student, train them to complete the course and make them employable.

Remarks
A proposal for the study of drop outs and failures in B. Tech courses in Engineering in Kerala as a prelude to a detailed study of this problem on all India basis in collaboration with Institution of Engineers (India) Kerala Chapter, Achyuta Menon Centre and Sree Chithirathirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology was submitted to AICTE, New Delhi. The Advisor met the Secretary, Ministry of HRD, Government of India and the Chairman, AICTE, New Delhi and explained the need for this study. Adviser met the secretary, Ministry of HRD, GoI and the Chairman, AICTE, New Delhi and the Secretary to explain the need for this study. However AICTE did not support this study. A presentation on the above study was made in a workshop organized on 30-05-2012 in the Institution of Engineers Hall. Many eminent professors and experts participated in this workshop. On 18th February 2013 the issue was presented to `On 26-04-2013 we have conducted a one day workshop on Quality and Employability to study of the quality and employability in engineering education at CUSAT, Kochi in association with Equal Opportunity Cell, CUSAT.

Study Report
Hon. Minister of State for Human Resource Development Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Kerala State Planning Board, Minister of Education, Chief Minister, Minister for ST Development.