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"What's with Indians and engineering."

Does this expressions make sense? Does it mean that I'm surprised that too many Indians take up engineering as their profession?

To add to Gustavo's answer, the question is sometimes formulated "What's up with . . .?" (see here). That is the formulation I am more accustomed to, though it is fine with or without "up."

The expression is definitely informal and generally indicates that a speaker is perplexed in a slightly irritated way by something or someone and wants an explanation for it.

If someone had been away from civilization for the last ten months, he might very well say, when going to a local store, "What's (up) with all the masks?," and receive the answer "There's a pandemic. Where have you been?"

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