B. Tech internship – Implementation of mandatory internship in AP engineering colleges…
From next year Engineering students in AP need to complete internship like medicos from 2020-21 academic year. AP universities ready to implement mandatory internship in all engineering colleges taking admissions into B.Tech courses from this academic year. AICTC gives these directions to improve employability skills among engineering graduates.
Andhra Pradesh has the worst employability record in recent time. Only less than 10 per cent of engineering graduates in AP getting employment from the lakhs of engineers from over 700 engineering colleges. The internship period in B.Tech is depending on the branch of study. Mostly it will vary from 3 months to 24 months in the final three semesters.
Up to now in B.Tech, there is no mandatory internship for engineering students in the state. Only some engineering colleges have offering industry-oriented projects for students pursuing 3rd and 4th year to help them secure jobs in good companies through campus recruitment. From this year AICTE is also planning to launch its own job portal to help engineering students.
What is your opinion on AICTC mandatory internship, there is any need for mandatory internship in AP engineering colleges? Implementation of mandatory internship in AP engineering colleges is possible? Is it good for Engineering students?