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Civil engineering students score the lowest in maths, shows report

AICTE survey found civil engineering students to be the worst performers in fundamental subjects

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396,000 got campus placements out of 580,000 students who graduated in 2019-20

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Underlining the precarious situation of India's engineering education system, a new survey shows first-year engineering students across disciplines struggle more with mathematics than any other core subject.

A learning assessment survey by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) found civil engineering students to be the lowest performers in fundamental subjects, the Indian Express report said on Tuesday.

The survey tries to evaluate the quality of technical education and identify learning gaps affecting the employment prospects of engineering graduates.

The report was made after examining 129,000 students from 2,003 AICTE-approved institutes between September 2021 and June 7 this year

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First Published: Jun 14 2022 | 12:23 PM IST

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