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Findings in a study carried out by search giant Google suggest that majority of Indian students still dream of entering engineering and IT fields or opting for related courses, with finding more prospects in jobs related to the fields.
On the other hand, it was amazing to administer that most of the Indian students have shown a keen interest in NPTEL —National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning, a low-profile digital channel run by government and hosts the world to different courses and till date, 800 lecturers of this program have been showcased on YouTube.
The maximum likings of the program are by Indian students, with over 7.9 million, which is far beyond the MIT Stanford and UC Berkeley statistics.
The Google study said, “Ranking second in the world in terms of education-related queries on the commonest of search engines, India’s students are increasingly relying on the internet to make critical career decisions”.
The study dubbed ‘Students on the Web: A Google India Study’ demonstrates that 44% of the people search for vocational courses, most of which are related to computers, other 40% opt for bachelor’s programs, especially engineering courses and 16% search out for master’s program, majorly MBA.
The study highlighted that before taking a final decision, majority of the students consider the placement rate, instead of other factors.