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Women Engineers in India

This paper discusses the findings of two extensive studies on women engineers in India using data on enrolment in engineering colleges, out-turn job opportunities, career status and other factors. Responses of women engineers and employers on perceptions and barriers have also been analysed. Although there has been a significant increase in out-turn of women engineers, their prospects of employment and career advancement profiles remain matters of concern.

Brain Drain and the IIT Graduate

This paper presents the results of a study of the magnitude and nature of 'brain drain' in respect of graduates of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. The study aimed at, first, quantifying the extent of brain drain for a specific set of alumni of IIT, Bombay, and, second, understanding the motivations and aspirations of those graduates who proceed abroad and those who stay on in India and the reasons for staying on abroad or returning to India.
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