China Produces More Engineering Graduates Than India, US: Study – Times of India

From Times of :

China is “racing ahead” of both the United States and India in producing graduates with advanced engineering and technology degrees and in its ability to perform basic research, according to a new study.

The trend is part of a complex picture that challenges popular wisdom and sheds new light on how the United States and its two emerging Asian rivals – China and India — may compete for the technical talent that will underlie future jobs and industries, according to the findings in a Duke University-authored article…

In the realm of workforce issues, the study has shown that surprisingly, 75 per cent of respondents said India had an adequate to large supply of well-qualified entry-level engineers. Fifty-nine percent said the United States had an adequate supply, whereas 54 per cent said this was the case in China. [Full Text]

March 18, 2007, 12:32 AM
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