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Sunday, March 29, 2020

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)


Only work from home internships for engineering students: AICTE

March 27, 2020 3:42 pm

To compensate for the loss, AICTE has asked institutes to "give challenging problems as internship to such students which can be worked upon by them from their respective homes".

BE vs BTech: What should be your pick?

March 15, 2020 9:07 pm

BE versus BTech: While IITs say that it is the delivery of the two that is different, AICTE chairperson believes the BE is valued more than BTech when applying abroad. The curriculum, however, remains almost similar for the two.

Soon, AI, IOT, Cloud to be must for all UG engineering degrees; faculty training underway

February 19, 2020 6:09 pm

One of the major issue faced by the Indian higher education institutes is to find experienced and expert faculty in the emerging courses, even as AICTE is holding faculty training workshops since last year.

AICTE bars universities from offering PGDM and MBA courses simultaneously

February 19, 2020 6:36 pm

According to the AICTE Regulations, 2020, conducting PGDM and MBA courses in the same institution is not permissible, a senior AICTE official said.

AICTE rationalises nomenclature of MBA courses following concerns of redundancy

January 18, 2020 4:28 pm

MBA or PG diploma courses in four subjects -- Modern Office Management, Modern Office Management and Secretarial Practices, Modern Office Practice and National Management Programme -- be converted into vocational courses.

The rise and fall of the Indian engineering degree

January 15, 2020 9:56 am

Lack of an updated curriculum, the unregulated opening of technical institutions, non-existent linkages with industry and poor student-faculty ratio are some reasons why Indian engineers are considered unemployable.

128 engineering colleges shut down in three years, majority from Telangana: HRD

December 04, 2019 11:57 am

The HRD Minister informed that neither UGC nor AICTE has any proposal to set up new engineering colleges — UG or PG — across the country.

Gauhati University offered 21 unapproved courses, gave false affidavits to UGC: CAG of India

December 02, 2019 9:59 am

The CAG said that IGNOU, with approval of the Distance Education Council, had recognised the Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) of the Gauhati University in August 2010 for offering eight courses for three years from 2010-11.

National Education Policy can address crisis in technical education: AICTE chairperson

November 30, 2019 2:03 pm

The process of learning in educational institutions needs to change as there is the need for the teacher to know what to teach to the student and how to do it, said Sahasrabudhe

JNU students protest near HRD Ministry; demand panel report be made public

November 30, 2019 1:47 pm

The students, who have been agitating for over four weeks against the hostel fee hike, said their strike will continue till a complete rollback is announced. Four office-bearers of JNU Students Union met HRD Secretary R Subharmaniam and raised their demands.