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All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)


College of Engineering Pune ranked first in AICTE’s learning assessment survey

June 15, 2022 9:07 am

The IITs did not participate in the survey in the form of an online test. Besides an aptitude test for all levels, first-year students were tested on physics, chemistry, maths

Nearly half of AICTE's learning assessment test takers from 5 southern states, highest from Tamil Nadu

June 15, 2022 9:07 am

Another pattern which emerged from the survey is the relatively better performances of students pursuing their courses in institutes placed between 1-50 in the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF).

Average math score of first-year engineering students below 40%: AICTE

June 14, 2022 9:12 am

A survey, undertaken to evaluate the quality of technical education and identify learning gaps affecting employment prospects of engineering graduates, found civil engineering students to be the “lowest performers” in “fundamental subjects”.

AICTE to promote mental, emotional wellness learning in colleges through special centres

June 03, 2022 11:00 am

The MoU also calls for the establishment of Heartfulness centres at educational institutions to provide wellness tools like meditation sessions, literature sharing and awareness sessions, and training programmes for faculty, counsellors, senior leaders, and staff.

AICTE approves two new courses in VLSI Design and Technology, IC manufacturing

April 26, 2022 9:52 am

The approved courses are Diploma in IC Manufacturing and BTech or BE Electronics in VLSI Design and Technology.

Islamabad seeks clarification on UGC notice saying it won’t recognise degrees from Pakistan

April 25, 2022 8:05 pm

In the notice issued on April 22, the UGC and the AICTE said Indians who intend to take admission in any educational institution of Pakistan 'shall not be eligible for seeking employment or higher studies in India'.

Consider Ukraine returnees for admission: AICTE

April 12, 2022 2:57 am

In a circular to the V-Cs of all technical universities and directors of AICTE-approved institutions, the council has pointed out that the matter concerning the uncertainty around the academic future of around 20,000 students was raised even in Parliament.

Norms revised: Physics, Maths a must to pursue engineering, tech UG courses

March 30, 2022 7:07 am

The previous norms had left the question of mandatory subject combinations on the universities and engineering institutes, making it technically possible for those who may not have studied Physics and Maths at the higher secondary level to pursue UG degree courses in engineering and technology.

CBSE Class 12 term-1 results, ICAI exam dates revision and more: Top education news last week

March 21, 2022 9:04 am

Board exam results, rescheduling of exams, entrance exam results, and more — a lot happened in the world of education last week. Here's a recap of all the major happenings.

AICTE, UGC to organise crossword contest: Check how to apply, eligibility

March 19, 2022 9:09 am

This year, the National Inter-college Crossword Contest 2022 (NICE-22) will be held in a hybrid mode and candidates can register on


Maths, Physics not mandatory for engineering test: Key takeaways from AICTE's new guidelines

March 14, 2021 9:33 am

The All Indian Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has tweaked the eligibility criteria for undergraduate engineering programmes, permitting higher education institutions to admit students who have not studied Physics and Mathematics in school to streams such as textile engineering and biotechnology