Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: AICTE

Govt fixes minimum and maximum annual fee slabs for engineering, management courses

The minimum annual fee for an engineering course has been fixed at Rs 68,000 per annum. Maximum annual fee fixed at Rs 1.4-Rs 1.8 lakh for three-year and four-year programmes.

Can you call your child ‘gifted’? Check out the qualifying criteria AICTE has come up with

Technical education regulator announced last month it would allow institutions to make provisions for 2 seats under 'gifted child' category. Here are the criteria it has issued.

No jobs or higher education if you go to study in Pakistan, UGC & AICTE tell Indian students

The advisory comes less than a month after the higher education regulators warned Indian students against studying in China.

Plumbing will now be taught at India’s engineering & architecture institutes, AICTE announces

Course to be introduced in the next academic year. It could be taken as a minor degree in the future. 

AICTE-fixed fees for technical institutions likely soon, Modi govt mulls proposal on range

AICTE believed to have submitted proposal for maximum & minimum fees for engineering, management & other institutions affiliated to it, to education ministry 15 days back. Order likely soon.

AICTE clarifies decision on B.Arch admissions, says architecture council will decide criteria

A corrigendum was issued by the technical education regulator, days after it said physics, chemistry and mathematics are no longer mandatory for admission to architecture courses.

Engineering education to get ‘industry-relevant’ reboot with public health, IT security studies

Suggestion by expert committee to introduce more industry-relevant subjects in engineering has been accepted by AICTE in its 2022-23 rule book for technical colleges, released this week.

No need for physics, chemistry & maths for future admissions in architecture, says AICTE

Fashion technology & packaging technology courses will also be exempt from requirement, the technical education regulator said in its Approval Process 2022-23, released Tuesday.

Be ‘diligent’ in higher education choices, UGC & AICTE tell students hit by China Covid curbs

The notice comes after Chinese universities imposed Covid-related travel restrictions & suspended visas of Indian students following the pandemic's outbreak in November 2019.

Cold start for AICTE regional language engg courses: Only 21% seats filled, no takers for Kannada

AICTE had approved 1,230 seats in 19 institutes across India for engineering courses in regional languages, but only 255 have been filled. Hindi gets 116 students.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.