Centre mulls bringing IITs, IIMs under online education system, seeks inputs from UGC, AICTE

The Narendra Modi government, which recently unveiled the New Education Policy, is going to implement big-ticket changes in the country’s education system and has sought suggestions from the University Grant Commission (UGC) and the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) in this regard.

Aug 12, 2020, 17:37 PM IST

179 professional colleges shut down in India in academic year 2020-21, says AICTE

According to data released by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on Monday (July 27), 179 professional colleges, including engineering colleges and business schools, shut down in India in academic year 2020-21 due to lack of job opportunities and the lockdown imposed due to coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

Jul 28, 2020, 09:40 AM IST

MCA programme duration reduced from 3 to 2 years, says AICTE notification

The decision to this effect was taken in the 545th Meeting of the University Grant Commission (UGC) in December 2019. 

Jul 07, 2020, 20:07 PM IST

TCS iON partners with AICTE to equip students with career skills

With an intent to bridge this gap, TCS iON has curated a free, 20 hour-long career skills course that will cover topics such as corporate etiquette, effective email writing, impactful presentations, IT awareness.

Jul 10, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

List of fake universities and unapproved institutions available on UGC, AICTE websites: Govt

The AICTE and UGC maintain a list of fake universities and unapproved institutions on their websites, Union HRD Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said on Thursday.

Jun 27, 2019, 21:37 PM IST

AICTE announces scholarships for differently abled and girl child with its Saksham and Pragati Scheme

Students who are 40 per cent disabled and continuing their higher studies with any technical program affiliated by AICTE are covered with scholarship under this scheme.

Oct 10, 2018, 21:40 PM IST

AICTE offers scholarships to students pursuing technical programme in Post-Graduation

To develop interest towards technical education, scholarships for Post-Graduation is proposed by AICTE for students admitted in AICTE approved programme of M.E, M.Tech., M.Pharm or M.Arch., from any affiliated institute under the same for the academic year of 2018-19.

Aug 14, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

HRD considers introduction of 3 new professional courses

Government is considering the introduction of three professional courses to create more employment opportunities.

Jul 30, 2018, 22:27 PM IST

Bad news for engineering aspirants? AICTE may reduce intake in B Tech, M Tech by nearly 1.3 lakh

Since technical institutes in the country have failed to fill their vacant seats, they have approached the AICTE to reduce its intake. 

Apr 21, 2018, 17:05 PM IST

Major blow to Deemed Universities: SC stays engineering admission without AICTE approval

Deemed Universities will now have to seek approval for continuing or commencing engineering courses.

Mar 26, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

CMAT 2018 results declared; check

CMAT 2018 results have been declared.

Feb 15, 2018, 20:52 PM IST

GPAT 2018 results to be declared on February 15, 2018; check

GPAT 2018 will be declared by AICTE on February 15 at 5 pm, as per official notification.

Feb 14, 2018, 16:02 PM IST

CMAT results 2018 to be declared on February 15 after 5 pm

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2018 results is all set to be declared on February 15, 2018. Candidates can expect the results on the official website after 5 pm. 

Feb 14, 2018, 14:19 PM IST

AICTE, ECI felicitate winners of Chhatra Vishwakrma Awards

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Engineering Council of India (ECI) on Tuesday, praised the award winners of 'AICTE-ECI Chhatra Vishwakrma Awards' (AICTE) approved Degree & Diploma level Technical Institutions/Universities in New Delhi.

Sep 19, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

AICTE to shut 800 engineering colleges from next academic year

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is likely to shut nearly 800 engineering colleges across the country from the next academic year. The decision is believed to have been taken owing to a low rate of admissions and poor infrastructure.

Sep 02, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

HRD plan to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator in limbo

The plan to introduce Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency or HEERA with an aim to eliminate overlaps in jurisdiction and remove irrelevant regulatory provisions is in limbo.

Aug 13, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

No plans to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator: Govt

The government is not considering any merger of the UGC and the AICTE into a single higher education regulator at present, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

NEET success to help MHRD take decision on conducting single entrance test for engineering courses

The Human Resource and Development (HRD) ministry is expected to decide upon conducting a single entrance test for engineering courses across the nation.

Jul 04, 2017, 14:09 PM IST

Now, Aadhaar card mandatory for applying scholarships under UGC, AICTE

Students applying for government scholarships will need to produce Aadhaar cards to avail the same, according to new HRD rules.

Apr 28, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

HRD puts plan for common engineering entrance exam on hold

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has put on hold a move for a single entrance test for engineering courses across the country till states reach a consensus.

Apr 28, 2017, 15:59 PM IST