Gone are the days when eager engineering aspirants surreptitiously approached colleges to pay capitation fee to book seats. Now the colleges are offering to pay faculty and students thousands of rupees to get students of their choice. With thousands of management seats going vacant in engineering colleges in the state, institutions know that students with good marks can get their pick of courses. This has prompted leading colleges in and around the city to take proactive steps to woo the best students to their institution. In addition to advertisements and scholarships, they now turn to their faculty and students to spread the word, and are willing to reward their efforts.
Read the Economic Times news report here.