Friday, 12 August, 2022

Topic: AICTE

Govt warns management institutes against offering MBA & diploma simultaneously

AICTE has described as ‘course correction’ a new circular directing management institutes to either offer a degree or a diploma, but not both.

AICTE will punish colleges if they give wrong information in prospectus

New AICTE rules ask engineering, management colleges to now upload prospectus on website with correct information, and sell printed copies at reasonable price.

For 2 years from 2014, Indian graduates became more employable. Then their growth stagnated

India Skills Report 2020 says the employability of Indian graduates across sectors is projected to dip marginally in the next fiscal.

Australia wants to set up university campuses in India as Modi govt changes rules

Australian Education Minister Dan Tehan set to meet HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank today.

India’s education system looks to Ivy League but regulatory bodies like UGC get in the way

Delhi University’s BTech Humanities programme tells a story about regulatory bodies’ restrictive hold on India’s higher education system.

No new pharmacy colleges or seat addition until 2022 as Modi govt reviews demand

AICTE move seeks to address the concerns over employability of pharmacy graduates. There are 2,694 pharmacy colleges in the country.

Hiking MTech fees in IITs only part of a solution. Courses must be made attractive enough

Despite being a post graduate degree, MTech courses (even in IITs) have lost relevance in the job market.

Bar Council doesn’t want legal education under HRD, says can’t tolerate ‘interference’

HRD ministry has said it wants to bring legal education under the ambit of Higher Education Commission of India to 'clean up' the system.

B.Tech, M.Tech not enough to teach engineering, aspirants will now have to pass exam

Teaching candidates for technical colleges, including management & pharmacy institutions, will also have to undergo training and internship under AICTE.

E-books, lectures, jobs & more — India’s tech students get a new LinkedIn-like network

AICTE has introduced a network called LetzConnect, where students can access notes and lectures, as well as connect to teachers and other students.

On Camera


The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.