they took some decision and students could start preparing for the engineering entrance exams.
The Common Entrance Test for professional courses in Tamil Nadu for the coming academic year would be held on May 13 and 14.
Thinking about it, entrances exams for engineering colleges are not necessary at all. There are more engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu than the sum total of rest of the world. Even after one completes a ‘professional’ degree this is what they say –
Though the State boasts of a high literacy rate and an established higher education apparatus which can generate around 4,00,000 skilled manpower annually, around 40 per cent of graduates from the engineering pool and 70 per cent from the arts and science streams do not meet employability standards.
Badri has some thoughts in tamil.