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All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)


CBSE and AICTE launch innovation ambassador programme to train teachers in design thinking, AI

June 15, 2021 7:04 pm

Teachers from CBSE-affiliated schools will be trained in design thinking and innovation, idea generation and ideal hand-holding, intellectual property rights (IPRs), product/prototype development, finance, sales and HR.

AICTE releases academic calendar 2021-22, first-year engineering classes to begin on September 15

May 07, 2021 1:07 pm

The last date for the completion of the first round of counselling and admission for allotment of seats is August 31, and the last date for the commencement of classes for the existing students of the technical courses is September 1.

Intake capacity to be at par with UGC norms: AICTE ODL guidelines 2021

April 23, 2021 5:33 pm

The number of learners who can take enrol in an online course will be at par with the UGC’s open and distance learning mode and online learning mode guidelines.

Mixed reaction on AICTE's new engineering norms

April 06, 2021 12:02 pm

AICTE chairman Anil Sahasrabudhe said, “What AICTE has adopted is a flexible approach wherein if a student has not done all these courses in the board exam but completed one or two of them online or MOOC, they can take an entrance exam and join engineering."

Calculated to backfire: Maths and physics can’t be optional for engineering entrance

March 26, 2021 9:08 am

The AICTE decision reflects misplaced concept of flexibility and deals a heavy blow to the engineering education system.

Use books by Indian authors, publishers to promote Atmanirbhar Bharat: AICTE to colleges

February 06, 2021 9:28 pm

"Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan is the vision of the Prime Minister of India" and is capable of making India "a bigger and more important part of the global economy", read the letter.

Govt joins hands with CyberPeace to skill 5 lakh students in cyber security skills

January 12, 2021 7:33 pm

Students will be taught subjects including digital citizenship, digital rights and responsibilities, cyber ethics and digital etiquette, cyber health and wellness, misinformation, cyber laws and reporting, and new technologies such as block chain, IoT security and AI.

Universities can fix enhanced norms and standards for affiliation: SC

December 11, 2020 11:11 am

While universities cannot dilute the standards prescribed by AICTE, they certainly have the power to stipulate enhanced norms and standards, the bench said.

Education Minister launches AICTE's Lilavati Award for women empowerment, winner to get Rs 1 lakh

November 17, 2020 6:18 pm

The award will be given in sub-themes, namely, women's health, literacy, self-defense, legal awareness, self defence, and sanitation and hygiene. The application process has been started and interested can apply till December 31.

AICTE not to provide equivalence of nomenclatures for different engineering, tech branches

November 17, 2020 4:48 pm

AICTE said it will not be providing equivalence to the qualifications obtained from council-approved institutions and departments. It is up to the employer or institution for higher studies to decide to decide the suitability.


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