JNTUH colleges see a drop in demand for engineering courses

Hyderabad: Some of the colleges which are affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) are seeing the drop in demand for core engineering course like Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical, and Electronics Engineering.

Meanwhile, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad JNTUH is also witnessing a rise in demand for courses such as cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, etc. As the colleges are wanting permission to introduce these courses like AI, data science in their institutions.

As per the report published in Telangana Today, almost around 25 engineering colleges are wanting to discontinue offering core engineering courses for the academic year 2021-22 and seeks permission from the university.

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This will not only impact teachings and non-teaching faculties but it also poses problems and barriers for diploma students as well who are seeking admissions into B.Tech second year through lateral entry.

However, a notice issued by the university on Thursday this week expressed concern over the trend which discontinuing and offering core courses by affiliated colleges of the JNTUH. The university believes that such a trends will lead to imbalance in the traditional courses that may disappear slowly.

In order to find an answer to the issue, the University decided for the coconderation of the course’s closure request only if the admissions in the courses in the college is less than 30 percentage for the past two consecutive years. However, the affiliated colleges have to offer at least 60 seats for the courses.

These days courses like Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Digital Marketing, Cybersecurity, and Machine Learning. Are the interests of many students as the future will surely be completely on Information Technology. The world will completely be on the internet and these studies will be in demand by many industries and Multi-National Companies as well.

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