Science beats Engineering

BSc courses (47.3 lac chose in 2016-17) are now more popular than Engineering (41.6 lac) due to the following factors

  • Diversified science courses like computer, electronics & pharma

  • Low fees yet availability of good jobs

  • Equal job opportunity for science and engineering graduates

  • Dip in quality of engineering courses in second rate institutes.

Art (97.3 lac) continues to be the No.1 choice.

Commerce (40 lac), Medical (9.8 lac), Management (5.6 lac), Law (3.5 lac) are at No.4, 5,6,7 spots respectively. .

Data from Minister of HR Department.