Bihar & Jharkhand are some of the most backward states in the country. But here’s the good news. The two states, along with Delhi, Punjab and Uttarakhand produced the most number of employable engineers, making up the top 25% of an employability study published recently.
States of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh continue to lurk in the bottom 25 percentile bin, given the sheer number of engineering colleges, said the The National Employability Report Engineer Graduates 2014.
States with the highest number of colleges show the lowest percent employability, said the report by Aspiring Minds, an employability solutions company. The report was based on a sample of more than 1.2 lakh engineering students from over 520 engineering colleges.
In general, colleges in metros produce more employable candidates due to better exposure and education. According to the report, percentage wise, Delhi based colleges produced consistently better graduates for IT, engineering and Non IT roles as compared to other metros. Kolkata and Bangalore followed.
For an IT product role, 13% of Delhi engineers were found employable with Kolkata & Bangalore trailing behind at 5.7% and 3.7% respectively.
Download the full report here(pdf).