The Times of India | Ramendra Singh | TNN | Apr 27, 2017 |
BHOPAL: A private college from Bhopal, IES Institute of Technology and Management was selected for an online test organized jointly by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) in association with Stanford University. The test, is a part of national survey to assess quality of education in technical colleges. The test sought students’ response on their basic understanding of core branches and quality of studies being imparted in their colleges. Survey is the result of feedback about poor standards of engineering education in the country which produces lakhs of engineering graduates every year. Almost 50% of them fail to get a job, a survey said. Depending on the results, AICTE will decide where and how to intervene to improve education standards. The online test comprises technical skills in physics, mathematics, informatics, critical thinking, creativity and quantitative literacy skills. Sources said other colleges from state are being also involved to conduct such tests. PRO, IES College, Nitin Chaurasiya said the test in their college is being conducted from April 17 to April 30.