Truth be told, the title ‘engineer’ has a magical ring to it that attracts immense respect.
The only drawback to it is the high rate of joblessness among graduates in various fields of engineering.
This is causing a great deal of concern among parents and has recently triggered debate as to whether the once-upon-a-time prestigious course is overrated in the job market.
The irony of it all is that there is a huge shortage of engineers in the country, even though universities and other tertiary institutions are churning them out in their thousands each year.
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