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6_GRIIT Project - Higher Education Reform_Arjav_Padmapriya

  1. 1. Engineered for Success Making Engineers since 1949 Call for Talent! Who will build the bridge? by Padmapriya V Arjav Chakravarti
  2. 2. Growing Number of Engineering Seats Source: AICTE
  3. 3. The Skills Gap – Failing to meet the nation’s needs university industry <ul><li>Demand Perspective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need quantity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need quality </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Supply Perspective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deliver quantity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive on-job training required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mediocre pay and career progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pursue career in IT or ITES </li></ul></ul>graduate Can the education system produce highly-skilled and motivated engineers at large scale?
  4. 4. Scope <ul><ul><li>Field: Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Level: Undergraduate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Type of Institution: Tier 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose: Skills and Employability of Graduates </li></ul></ul>students
  5. 5. Why does the Skills Gap endure? Lack of involvement in engineering education Lack of knowledge about skills gap and remedial measures students university faculty industry Weak connection to new developments in industry Poor articulation of skills required
  6. 6. Why does the Skills Gap endure? Poor articulation of skills required Lack of involvement in engineering education Lack of knowledge about skills gap and remedial measures students university faculty industry Weak connection to new developments in industry
  7. 7. students university industry <ul><ul><li>Assessment in partnership with university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credit for contact hours with industry every semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry-sponsored higher education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring hours considered as part of CSR </li></ul></ul>Student and Industry Links
  8. 8. students university industry <ul><ul><li>3rd-party ranking system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time-shared Labs </li></ul></ul>University and Faculty Links faculty <ul><ul><li>Incentives based on student performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incentives for industry collaboration </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. students university faculty industry Strong Connections…
  10. 10. will produce the Engineers our nation needs

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