India Graduate Education

The enrollment numbers in doctoral engineering and technology disciplines for the 2016-2017 academic year are similar to those found in undergraduate engineering and technology disciplines. For example, women are still underrepresented among students enrolled in doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering, comprising only 8.7% of these participants. The category of other engineering and technology disciplines has among the highest number of women enrolled in their doctoral program. Among doctoral degree holders in mechanical engineering, women are underrepresented (12.1%).

Percentage of Female Ph.D. Engineering & Technology Enrolment, by Program Discipline, 2016-17

India Graduate Education
Source: MHRD (2017). All India Survey on Higher Education 2017. New Delhi, India: Government of India, Department of Higher Education.

Percentage of Female Ph.D. Engineering & Technology Degree Holders, by Program Discipline, 2016-17

India Graduate Education
Source: MHRD (2017). All India Survey on Higher Education 2017. New Delhi, India: Government of India, Department of Higher Education.

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