B.Tech (Fail): No one to fill seats

B.Tech (Fail): No one to fill seats

Of the 15.5 lakh BE/BTech seats in 3,291 engineering colleges across the country, over half — 51 per cent — were vacant in 2016-17, according to data obtained by The Indian Express from the All India Council for Technical Education, the apex body for technical education. This is part I of Devalued Degree, an Express Investigation into why an undergraduate engineering degree in India is rapidly losing value — and currency.