Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicEngineering degrees

Topic: Engineering degrees

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.

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.

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Studying engineering without physics and maths is like a building without foundation

AICTE making maths, physics optional for engineering sounds ‘flexible’ only on paper. Its bridge courses won’t fix the problem.

How colleges will offer engineering in languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati from 2021

To begin with, AICTE allows 5 engineering disciplines such as mechanical, civil, electrical to be taught in regional languages. Study material for these disciplines being translated.

JNU V-C Jagadesh Kumar: Can engineers effectively head a largely social sciences university?

Kumar, an IIT Madras-educated engineer, is facing student and faculty demands for his resignation following the attack on students protesting fee hike.

Row over engineering degrees: Govt to order CBI probe into UGC ‘lapses’

Within a week of the Supreme Court order cancelling engineering degrees secured through correspondence courses, the human resource development (HRD) ministry has decided to get to the crux of the matter.

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Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
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Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

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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.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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