ENGINEERING COLLEGE

  • MPATPI may move SC for extension of counselling date of private colleges August 11, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Association of Technical and Professional Institutes (MPATPI) may move the Supreme Court to seek extension of counselling date for admission to the state's private engineering colleges where a large number of seats are lying vacant. The MPATPI is considering moving the apex court as around 70,000 out of one...
  • Shining Engineering Colleges of India: RNSIT, Bangalore is known for honing technical skills August 9, 2014

    In this episode of Shining Engineering Colleges of India, the spotlight is on RNSIT Bangalore. Established in 2001, this institute is known for the great faculty and cocurricular and recreational skills. It is striving towards excellence with ninety percent students placed successfully last year. ...
  • Shining Engineering Colleges of India: Mysore's VVCE is known for its state of art facilities August 3, 2014

    In this episode of Shining Engineering Colleges of India, the spotlight is on Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, located in the heart of Mysore city, 15 minutes from the scenic Mysore Palace. Established in 1997, the college offers not only state of art facilities for its students, but is well known...
  • Manali dam tragedy: HC rejects engineering college's plea July 9, 2014

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition of Hyderabad's VNR engineering college seeking recalling or modification of its order, directing it to pay Rs 2.5 lakh each to the kin of all the 24 students who were washed away by gushing waters of Beas river last...
  • UGC grants varsity status to Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre June 3, 2014

    UGC has granted a varsity status to a private university in Rajasthan after the recommendation of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the university said on Tuesday. A report of University Grants Commission and AICTE after their teams' visit in January mentioned that JECRC (Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre)...
  • 14 lakh engineering aspirants take JEE (Main) exam April 6, 2014

    About 14 lakh students appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2014, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday. Students who clear the exam will be eligible to take admission in the undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutes in India. The exam...
  • Vijayawada: 4 engineering girl students killed in mishap November 7, 2013

    A car rammed into a busstop at Ramavarappadu in the city this evening, killing four girls and injuring five others, all students SRK Engineering College waiting at the stop,police said. The deceased were identified as Jyothirmai, Chandhusri, Vijaya and Sindhuja. The injured included two boys. Police Inspector Eswar Pavan Kumar Reddy...
  • TN: 3 students arrested for killing college principal inside campus October 10, 2013

    Tuticorin: The Principal of Infant Jesus Engineering College in Tuticorin was allegedly hacked to death by students. The principal was hacked to death in the college on Thursday morning allegedly by three students who were ordered to vacate the hostel on grounds of indiscipline. Police said the Principal Suresh (55) of...
  • Welder rapes woman at engineering college, absconding September 16, 2013

    A 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a welder at an engineering college in Kukus, 20 kms from Jaipur, police said on Monday. An FIR was registered on Sunday after the victim filed a complaint, Amber police station SHO Suresh Chand Jangid said. The victim has alleged that while she was sweeping...
  • 18-year-old engineering student found dead inside hostel room September 9, 2013

    An 18-year-old student of an engineering college was found hanging inside his hostel room in Vijay Nagar area in Ghaziabad. The body of Narender Pratap Singh was found hanging from the ceiling fan inside his hostel room by hostel warden Mohit Kumar. "When Kumar was checking all hostel rooms on Sunday...
  • HRD sanctions 24 new engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu August 26, 2013

    Human Resource Development ministry has sanctioned setting up of 24 new engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu for the current academic year, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday. There are 498 engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. "24 new engineering colleges have been sanctioned for the year 2013-14. The process for grant...
  • Govt can admit students in NITs based on its new policy: SC July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Students can be admitted in the National Institutes of Technology based on the government's new policy, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. But NIT admissions will be subject to final verdict, the court observed while hearing a petition by some aspirants. The ruling came on a petition filed by...
  • Shining engineering colleges of India: Galgotias University June 30, 2013

    The show talks about the top and most promising engineering colleges in India. ...
  • Law to end the menace of capitation fee soon November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development Ministry will bring a new bill to stop the menace capitation fees in medical and engineering colleges. The bill proposes stern action against the guilty institutions. Despite opposition by Bihar and other states, the Central Government has stuck to his decision to implement the Right...
  • Vizag: 6 engineering students drown, 3 bodies recovered October 18, 2012

    Vizag: In a tragic incident in Andhra Pradesh, six students of the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) University have drowned in Vizag. The mishap occurred when a group of first year students had gone to the famous Rishikonda Beach on Wednesday evening. Though the locals had managed to rescue...
  • Engineering college come up on Army's firing range field October 17, 2012

    New Delhi: An MP from Karnataka has allegedly constructed an engineering college on a field firing range in Belgaum belonging to the army, which is already facing shortage of these practice fields for training its personnel. Sources said Angadi Institute of Technology and Management has not got 'No Objection Certificate'...
  • Excess fee: 50 engg colleges served notices in Karnataka September 4, 2012

    Bangalore: The number of the complaints against engineering and medical colleges regarding excess fee demanded from students has shot up. The one man regulatory committee which oversees admission related problems in medical, dental and engineering colleges, has issued notices to 50 engineering colleges and 15 medical colleges for demanding excess...
  • AP: Row over engg fee cap for BC, EBC students August 8, 2012

    Hyderabad: Ministers Danam Nagender and Mukesh Goud, who have lately become partners in dissent, on Tuesday distanced themselves from the government's proposal to cap the reimbursement of tuition fee of engineering students at Rs 31,0000 per annum. Their ruse? It goes against the interests of backward class students. As for student...
  • TN: 10 crushed to death in stadium wall collapse August 7, 2012

    Kunnam: Ten migrant labourers working at the construction site of an engineering college near Sunguvarchatram in Kancheepuram district died after wall and ceiling of an underconstruction stadium collapsed. Police said 17 migrant labourers from Odisha were involved in the construction of a basketball stadium for the past two weeks at...
  • Tamil Nadu to challenge AICTE norms August 6, 2012

    Coimbatore: The State Government has decided to once again challenge the higher minimum eligibility marks fixed by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for admission into engineering colleges. Higher Education Minister P Palaniappan told Express on Sunday that soon, his Department would file an appeal before a Division...
  • Hyderabad: Panel to decide engg fee hike August 3, 2012

    Hyderabad: The deadlock on EAMCET engineering counselling is unlikely to be resolved soon as the final decision for a revised feestructure has been referred to a ninemember cabinet committee by the chief minister. Contrary to the governments statement on starting the counselling by August 6, official sources say that a...
  • AP: Govt nod likely for Engg fee hike July 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: The state government is all set to effect a steep fee hike in the range of 40 to 150 per cent in professional colleges after Friday. The hike would be for both convener and management quota seats. But in a move that will put the burden...
  • DTE extends choice filling date in MP July 6, 2012

    Bhopal: The state Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) of Madhya Pradesh has extended the last date for locking the choice of colleges in engineering. Students aspiring for a seat in engineering colleges of the state were earlier given till July 5 to make their choice. The directorate will release a...
  • Sibal to meet deemed universities' representatives June 25, 2012

    New Delhi: After facing opposition from the IITs, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal is trying to seek support from deemed universities on his controversial common entrance test. Sibal will meet the representatives of 130 universities on Monday to get them on board for his one nation, one test plan. Earlier, the IIT...
  • Senate's views discarded by the Govt: IIT Delhi faculty June 12, 2012

    Sanjeev Sanghi, President, Faculty ForumIIT Delhi, says they want the Prime Minister to intervene and have sought an appointment with him. ...
  • IIT faculty upset with Sibal, wants PM to intervene June 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Faculty Federation and Alumni Associations of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have accused Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal of disregarding the senates' concerns about the new format. They want the Prime Minister to intervene and are pushing for an appointment with him this Thursday. ...
  • AIEEE 2012 results may be declared today June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) results for 2012 are expected to be declared on Friday, June 1. Over 11 lakh students across the country are anxiously waiting for the same. Candidates can go to http://aieee.nic.in/aieee2012/aieee/welcome.html to check out their results. The All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE)...
  • Joint engineering test: Will it reduce or put more stress on students? May 28, 2012

    Starting 2013, a joint entrance examination will be held for admission into the central funded engineering institutions such as IITs, NITs and IIITs. ...
  • Common, complicated 2tier test for IITs, NITs and IIITs May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Starting 2013, a joint entrance examination will be held for admission into the central funded engineering institutions such as IITs, NITs and IIITs. The councils of the IITs, NITs and IIITs on Monday decided to have joint entrance test for engineering colleges that come under these three councils. According to...
  • 40,000 additional BE seats for Tamil Nadu May 18, 2012

    COIMBATORE: The availability of BE/BTech seats in Tamil Nadu is all set to shoot past the 2.65 lakh mark this year with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) allowing existing engineering colleges to add an additional 40,000 seats in undergraduate courses. The apex regulatory agency for technical education...