It is not just the IT staff working in various IT major companies who are worried about the layoff, but even the students in the two telugu states are a worried lot. More students are opting for the engineering stream rather than the computer science or IT courses. This trend was visible in the recent counseling session in two major universities.
Out of 2000 students nearly 1500 opted for the engineering stream like civil and mechanical. Last year the trend was not so lopsided in favour of the engineering stream. Though the authorities have tried to ally the fears of the students they are feelling jittery.