India's IT Labor Pinch

A scarcity of young, college-educated engineers has turned recruitment in India's fast-growing tech sector into a free-for-all

A few years ago, it would have been unheard of for job recruiters to pay a visit to India's Government Engineering College in Ujjain. The college, in the central state of Madhya Pradesh, isn't anywhere near the top of the nation's technical school rankings, and it's not part of the traditional circuit during the job-hunting season. But these days, corporate types are swarming the Government Engineering College campus, and they're starting to pop up in surprising locales at lesser-known schools.

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