AICTE, DRDO launch M.Tech in Defence Technology

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has launched M.Tech. Program in Defence Technology on July 8. Institute of Defence Scientists & Technologists (IDST) will provide support to AICTE affiliated Institutes/Universities, IITs, NITs and private engineering institutes to conduct this program in online […]

Mixed reaction on AICTE’s new engineering norms

AICTE new regulations: In a major change, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) recently tweaked the eligibility criteria for undergraduate engineering programmes, making physics, chemistry, and maths optional for aspirants. Students can now pursue technical courses like biotechnology, textile, or agriculture engineering at the undergraduate level without having core science […]

AICTE directs private engineering colleges, tech institutes to pay salaries to faculty on time

The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has directed private engineering colleges and other technical institutions to pay salaries to their faculty and staff on time during the COVID-19 lockdown. The directive by the technical education regulator comes after it received complaints about certain institutions not paying salaries for […]