[AI] Engineering grads/students of Engineering courses

Deepak Singla deepakkumarsingla at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 23:55:07 EST 2011


hi

I am also an engineering graduate with BTech in Production engineering.

thanks
deepak singla

On 1/14/11, Vamshi. G <gvamshiai at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Subramani sir,
>
> You should post this on Retina India e-groups also as there are a few
> people in the engineering field on that group.  I know a few people
> who have done engineering and others who are still pursuing it.  Also
> try to get into touch with Sagar Sodah who is doing engineering in
> Canada to get a comparison of the situations.  Do write to me if you
> need the contact details of the persons in the field.
>
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> From darkness unto light
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> On 1/14/11, Kartik Sawhney <sawhney.kartik at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Sir, if this is for your next story, then I would want to put forth
>> some vital inputs. Even now in India, despite a lot of success
>> received from CBSE, there is a lot of insensitivity prevailing in the
>> officials. For instance, premier institutes like IITs fail to
>> understand that reasonable accomodations like alternate questions in
>> lieu of the diagramatic questions that are impossible to interpret
>> (especially those involving the concept of space) need to be
>> provided. Yes, there are a lot of challenges, however people like
>> Srikanth have gone ahead and done India proud too, he being the first
>> blind international student at the prestigious MIT (though he too is
>> facing certain practical difficulties, may be he could give a better
>> take on that). Talking about the situation in India, let me put it
>> this way, when I wrote to IIT Madras (JEE 2010 organisers) under RTI
>> asking whether there are any reasonable accomodations, they replied:
>>
>> The paper is set in such a way that blind students do not require any
>> accomodations.
>>
>> On the other hand, analysis of the IIT JEE 2010 question paper reveals
>> that at least 30-40% of the question paper is visual in nature, and at
>> least 15% of this is not possible to be described. After all, who can
>> describe complecated free body diagrams in mechanics?
>>
>> Several people are working as successful engineers abroad. In fact,
>> NFB, US has a STEM division that looks after the Science, technology,
>> engineering and Mathematics needs of the visually challenged. You may
>> get in more info from there.
>>
>> I just hope that things change in the near future, and India too can
>> have VI professional engineers. You may write in for any more help.
>>
>> @Also some AI members have completed B.Tech. in CSE through lateral
>> entry into the 2nd year of the course. Hope they will reply and share
>> their opinions/experiences. Also, I would suggest that this goes on
>> the list, so that everybody is made aware of this new field believed
>> to be impossible for VI.
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> Regards,
>> -Kartik
>>
>> On 1/14/11, Kanchan Pamnani <kanchanpamnani at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Subramani,
>>> I assume that this is for your next story. Then you must bring out the
>>> fact
>>> that the visually impaired were not allowed to do science in the standard
>>> XII. Slowly we are getting there.
>>>
>>> Ask Sam or Kartik for the new CBSE circular and ask Sam for the HSC
>>> circular. Of course HSC is the board that conducts exams in Maharashtra.
>>> Therefore may not be relevant for your story.   This is the plus.
>>>
>>> The minus is that there was a Engineer from Karnataka who had only one
>>> eye.
>>> He got stuck inbetween. Not disabled by the definition and therefore no
>>> reservation. The new law is going to add this category too. At present it
>>> is
>>> hopeless. in case you need this persons contact details ask Dr. Rajat.
>>>
>>> There are some studying Engineering and they had to go to court to get
>>> admission. They will reply to you directly.
>>>
>>> There is one bright spark who wants to do it  and I am sure he will get
>>> back
>>> to you.Smile
>>>
>>> There are some who lost vision after studying and maybe working for a
>>> while.Had to change jobs, rehabilitate themselves and start a new life.
>>> Some
>>> have succeeded and some have fallen.
>>>
>>> The bottom line is computer engineering.
>>>
>>> When you finish send me your article.
>>>
>>> Kanchan
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Subramani L" <lsubramani.visa at gmail.com>
>>> To: "accessindia" <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>>> Sent: Friday, January 14, 2011 12:38 AM
>>> Subject: [AI] Engineering grads/students of Engineering courses
>>>
>>>
>>>> Folks:
>>>>
>>>> Writing to the list after a long time. If any of you have a B.E.
>>>> degree (in IT or IT related) or if you are pursuing engineering (with
>>>> visual impairment), kindly write to me in private.
>>>>
>>>> Subramani
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
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