“Why engineering?”, is a quest that addles most engineering lads. Learning without passion has been the ambiguity in engineering of late. It no more is the abode of technophilic aspirants, but has turned out to be a way open to every intermediate client. Packages and placements have become the only criteria to opt engineering. Passion no more counts in the selection of the branch. A mad race of swots seeking bucks elucidates the present scenario of technical education.
Institutions are bagging every odd college pass outs despite their calibers, just to get their seats filled. This encourages the inflow of non-technical blokes into engineering tracks. This just feeds the already raging flame of non-passionate studies. Just botching up staying way behind the motive meets no cause. Such students get dragged throughout the four year span and try to get going with the pace wherein they fail and add up to their fatigues. This has become a common drab in present engineering platform.
Passion is the spur that contrives the selection. But due to the present belittled education, engineering suffers the most. Medical and other aspirants find engineering gates as an escape after faltering in the entrance qualifiers. This is a blemish to the meaning which technology corroborates. They face a tough time, trying to compromise with their lost dreams and present stream. It’s like consuming tasteless stuffs just because you have paid for it. The sort of fatigue these blokes undergo is highly exasperating as they are in a simultaneous conflict with their dreams and profession. Such guys are afflicted by their own choices. It’s just a facet of the controversy…..to allude it further is like writing an epic.
Engineering woes are fed further by the eons old syllabus which still is the major part of the curriculum. An all-round development is the target that should be sought for, instead of pressurizing on the theories. An evolving engineer must be made aware of all the hurdles he would face in the real world. Techniques are the bricks that build an engineer and not the CGPA’s. Garnering ideas, rather than mugging pages, would meet the cause, and that’s what education is meant for.
If we further suss out the situation, we would come across ample number of loop-holes. Simply alluding the fact and discussing it publicly does no good to this controversy. Being aware of the crap going around, while still being reticent just widens the dent. Working for the abatement of the ongoing crisis would do the magic. It must be made clear that engineering isn’t a workplace for future job holders but is a paradise for innovators. Lets mast our prides as ENGINEERS…