Engineering admissions — is India headed for a talent crisis in core streams?

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It's that time of the year when the last of the admissions in India's massive engineering education market get nailed down. And computer science remains the hottest area. Reports from states known for their engineering schools, such as Maharashtra and Karnataka show that traditional streams such as civil and mechanical engineering are running a large number of vacancies. Over the next decade, will this translate to a talent crisis in India, just when the country's infrastructure efforts need to shift to high gear