Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicEngineering colleges

Topic: Engineering colleges

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.

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.

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.

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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Ban on new engineering colleges to continue, Minister Pradhan tells Lok Sabha, cites low intake

Ban on new engineering colleges enforced in 2020-2021 due to decreasing demand. AICTE had been exploring whether it could lift moratorium from 2022-23. 

India’s mechanical engineering course set for IT makeover, to include 3D printing & drones

An AICTE-appointed committee is working on revising the mechanical engineering syllabus for all colleges barring centrally-funded institutes like IITs, IIITs and NITs.

After 2-year ban, AICTE wants to know if it can allow new engineering colleges from next year

An expert committee had in 2019 advised AICTE to stop approving new engineering colleges and adding more seats, except in emerging areas like AI, machine learning and robotics. 

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

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.
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