Career Planning FAQs

Career Planning - Guidance for +2 Students

Every student needs to decide about the course he or she would like to pursue after 12th class.  Many of the students are not aware of the opportunities available for them according to their interest. It is essential for the students should consider, knowing the courses after higher secondary and the various opportunities available for them is very important.  It is always better to list down the fields/courses of study with details and select the discipline according to the student's inclination and capacity. Planning will help in good Career.
Students Career after 12th class is a dream. Nowadays, Students face a challenge after the successful completion of 10th or 12th on planning the stream of choice in the field which they wish. The career choice determines your job and lifestyle for the rest of 30 to 40 years.  So, it is necessary to be aware and wise while selecting your course after Higher Secondary.


Which course is right for me

A degree in engineering can open the whole world of opportunities. Above all what we rely on in our everyday lives, was invented by engineers, i.e. from roads, railways and aircraft to computers and mobile phones, from the energy that powers homes to the medical equipment that saves lives. Engineers are problem solvers against all the challenges and develop safe and cost-effective solutions for all problems and challenges. Engineering has been a centre of attraction for many bright students as it is considered a wide road to travel.

It is more understandable from the fact that in India, during 2020, more than 11 lakhs 12th class students appear  every year for the JEE to get Engineering Admissions in reputed Institutions including Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, which is the only private University in India appeared in the top 100 World University Ranking, in our Country.

An engineering degree is a job-oriented degree which gives you many transferable skills, such as analysis, project work, practical experience and problem-solving, which is applicable in a wide range of industries/ Organisations.

How much will I earn in my first job after Engineering Degree

Salary structures vary across sectors. Engineering students from Tier 2 colleges gainfully employed in the IT services sector earn somewhere between Rs. 2.5 to 4.5 lakh per annum offer immediately after their graduation.

In the IT/ITES sector requiring core technology skills, salary offers vary from 6 to 12 lakh per year for freshers.

Currently, a variety of job positions open for entry-level engineering graduates in technical support and services, infrastructure management, data entry, etc. where annual salary offer ranges from 1 lakh to 2.5 lakh. “Starting salary depends on the engineering student’s capability,” shares Himanshu Aggarwal, CEO, Aspiring Minds. (2018)

What are the reasons for the low employability of engineering graduates

Employability issue of engineers has received enormous attention in recent years. Why do some engineering graduates not get suitable work within a short time of graduation? There are multiple reasons for unemployment among engineering graduates. Degree of the importance of students’ early engagement with career planning and the ability of graduates to articulate their skills and competencies effectively plays a vital role.

You can choose a career path. Choosing the right career path is called career planning. The career path you plan for your future must be selected based on your passion and interest. It will keep remaining of your life peaceful and happy. It may be the industry, the job role, the location, the pay, the lifestyle etc. It is essential to note that Institutions with better infrastructure, the better teaching-learning methods and well-qualified teachers can only produce employable engineering graduates. The main challenge is to create an academic environment and an education system that promote and ensure continuous learning.

Selecting the right engineering college requires careful decision making. Amrita College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil has designed plenty of training program to go with the curriculum devised by the Anna University to engage students in applying theoretical knowledge to address real-world problems students by breaking classroom and lab barriers to enhance employability skills of the students.

What is your institution's faculty strength?

The backbone of any academic institution is its faculty. Amrita, Nagercoil Campus is proud to have an outstanding, dedicated faculty team consisting of talented and inspirational personalities.

List of a few outstanding teachers working in Amrita College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil is given below:

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What is the best engineering branch?

Despite the massive growth in almost all the existing domains of knowledge, certain branches of engineering and technology remain relevant over a period. Engineering branches such as Mechanical, Civil, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering considered as the core engineering branches. These branches survived because of the constant development and relevance within them.

Core engineering courses will always withstand with its unique quality. Its application will ever grow with the updates. Its IT & ITES will become embedded in all core engineering disciplines, thus the core domains will act more effectively to add value in your educational path.