Ensuring Employment and Employability through Electronics Engineering Education: A Case Study of BPS Women University

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Sandeep Dahiya 1,* Vijay Nehra 1

1. Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Khanpur-Kalan, Sonipat, Haryana, India

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmecs.2015.11.05

Received: 26 Jul. 2015 / Revised: 12 Aug. 2015 / Accepted: 28 Sep. 2015 / Published: 8 Nov. 2015

Index Terms

Electronics Engineering, Employment, Employability, Scientific computing, Skills


Engineering education plays a pivotal role in the development of technologies, society, nation, economy and employment. It is well evident that in the information age, technology is developing very fast and correspondingly the demand for highly skilled and qualified professionals is also increasing. One of the most critical issues in engineering education is handling placement of young technocrats from an industrial perspective to prepare the required workforce in the 21st century.
The trajectory of development of Electronics Engineering (EE) has intersected every walk of human life. The last decade has also witnessed an assorted increase in Electronics Engineering Education in India. Infact, most of the engineering institutes imparting EE education countrywide focus only on domain knowledge and a mere 25% of the engineering professionals are actually employable. Along with domain knowledge, there are non-technical skills and competencies which play a significant part in contributing to an individual's effective and successful participation in the workplace.
This article throws light on career opportunities that will go a large way towards ensuring successful career planning and handling placement prospects. The paper addresses the career prospects in a broader domain of electronics engineering and other allied fields. The study will also focus on ongoing activities and initiatives at BPSMV State University in Haryana.

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Sandeep Dahiya, Vijay Nehra, "Ensuring Employment and Employability through Electronics Engineering Education: A Case Study of BPS Women University ", IJMECS, vol.7, no.11, pp.35-52, 2015. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2015.11.05


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