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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

CBSE initiative helping girl students crack IIT entrance exam

While the IITs have introduced a special quota for girl students this year to fill the gender balance in the prestigious institutes, an initiative by the the CBSE is helping girls crack the JEE.

Aug 16, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

Half of seats in Kerala's engineering colleges lie vacant

Kerala Education Minister C. Raveendranath informed the state legislative assembly on Thursday that over 50 per cent of seats in engineering colleges in the state were lying vacant.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

Engineering colleges not maintaining prescribed student-faculty ratio will face action: AICTE

Engineering colleges not maintaining the prescribed student-faculty ratio will be liable for action, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has said.

Apr 09, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

HRD Ministry considering NEET like single national entrance test for engineering colleges

The Union HRD ministry is considering holding a single national level test for entrance to engineering colleges on the lines of the NEET examination in Medical colleges.

Dec 22, 2016, 22:46 PM IST

Shocking! 'More than 80% engineering graduates in India unemployable'

There seems to be a significant skill gap in the country as 80 percent of the B Techs are “unemployable”, says a report, highlighting the need for an upgraded education and training system.

Jan 24, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

IIT-KGP to offer short-term courses through video conferencing

IIT Kharagpur is opening itself up to students of other engineering colleges, offering short modular courses on contemporary themes through video conferencing.

Mar 24, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

SC to examine engineering admission policy

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would examine whether a change in the policy for admission to 30 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) violated the fundamental rights of students seeking admission.

Jul 11, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

Govt trying to dilute reservation policy: Sharad Yadav

JD(U)`s Sharad Yadav hit out at Centre accusing it of trying to "dilute" reservation policy for OBC/ ST/SC and stop reservations in all faculty posts of medical and engineering colleges among others.

Jul 08, 2013, 21:33 PM IST

Over two lakh qualify for engineering admission in Andhra

Over two lakh students have qualified for admission into engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

Jun 05, 2013, 20:40 PM IST

Over 79,000 engg seats remain vacant in TN last year

Over 79,000 seats in engineering colleges across Tamil Nadu remained unfilled in the last academic year, the state Assembly was informed on Tuesday.

Apr 02, 2013, 18:19 PM IST

Diluting eligibility norms will not help BC students: HC

The Madras High Court said, `diluting` eligibility norms for admission to engineering colleges was perhaps being done to benefit private institutions instead of students from backward classes and the rural areas.

Jul 27, 2012, 22:39 PM IST

Kerala govt to improve quality of education

The Kerala government has initiated steps to improve quality of education and basic infrastructure in private self-financing engineering colleges.

Jul 24, 2012, 15:14 PM IST

TN engg colleges to be affiliated with Anna Univ

Tamil Nadu government on Sunday said 535 engineering colleges would be affiliated with the Anna University.

Jul 22, 2012, 14:47 PM IST

Maharashtra: Mushrooming engineering colleges, but no takers

Despite sharp rise in number of engineering colleges, there are not many takers with many seats lying vacant in Maharashtra, official sources said.

Jun 17, 2012, 16:42 PM IST

Shortage of teachers in Bihar`s 6 eng colleges

Bihar`s six government-run engineering colleges have fewer than 40 teachers, including principals, to cater to over 4,000 students.

Nov 08, 2011, 13:42 PM IST

Engineering colleges advised to work with police

Engineering colleges in the
district have been advised to work with the police to bring
down crime rate.

Nov 01, 2011, 11:47 AM IST

UP govt hikes course fee of aided engineering colleges

UP govt hiked fee of various courses in aided engineering colleges from the current academic session.

Sep 04, 2010, 17:54 PM IST