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All the colleges are almost done with the placement process for the academic year 2015-2016. In this academic year, the stream that has maximum students placed is engineering and to be precise, civil and mechanical engineering. In total 46 percent of the students of mechanical and civil engineering got placed in campus placement.
Although the CSE which is Computer Science and Engineering and IT i.e. Information Technology managed to score 61.5 percent but it still was not good enough because in the academic year 2014-2015 the percentage was 62.25 percent.
Moorthy Selvakumaran who is the education consultant said to the reporters that it is a really good percentage considering it is the decade of IT and another reason according to him for the rise in percentage was that the students were allowed to attend both on and off campus placements. A faculty member of Anna University said that this was a good time for students as there is an increase in the construction of bridges, infrastructure, roads etc.
On the other hand, students from the streams like textile and chemical engineering struggled a little for placement because from the numbers one can make out that mostly students from civil, mechanical, IT and CSE got placed.
Also Read:Career Guide for Mechanical Engineering