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  • IITs among world's 5 best entrepreneurial undergraduate institutes: HRD Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are ranked fourth on a list of 50 best entrepreneurial undergraduate institutes in the world, Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani said on Friday. The ranking was compiled by PitchBook Data, a US-based private equity and venture capital research firm. Sharing the achievement at...
  • 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)...
  • Delhi HC directs AICTE to release scholarship for M Tech students August 16, 2013

    The denial of scholarship by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to students pursuing technical courses is "arbitrary" and "unreasonable", the Delhi High Court has said and directed release of scholarship money to GGSIP University M Tech students who had taken admission for 2010-2011. Allowing the plea of a group...
  • Delhi: HC quashes AICTE notices against IIPM May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday quashed show-cause notices issued to the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) by the All India Council for Technical Eduction (AICTE) for running MBA and BBA courses without its approval, saying the technical body has no jurisdiction over the institution. "We don't...
  • AICTE blacklists 300 institutes for unapproved courses October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The future of thousands of students in the country is at stake. As many as 300 institutes in the country, around 50 of which are in Delhi, have been blacklisted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). In some colleges, students said that after six months...
  • 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...
  • Karnataka: 'Technical glitch' stalls AICTE approval July 13, 2012

    Bangalore: If the delay in uploading the seat matrix on the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) webpage has irked the students and parents, the non approval of the top engineering colleges in the state is another setback for the Common Entrance Test rank holders. As many as 17 colleges from the...
  • AICTE to host new interactive networking site April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: In an innovative measure, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has decided to host a social networking site linked to its portal allowing engineering students interact with each other about their projects. It will also deploy software major Microsoft's popular live@edu, a free suite of hosted Microsoft services...
  • Common test for non-CAT institutes from 2012 December 5, 2011

    New Delhi: There will be a Common Admission Test for all non-IIM and non-CAT institutes from the year 2012. All IITs and IIMs will be excluded from the exam. All institutes where admissions are not through CAT will come under the ambit of the Common Admission Test from 2012. This...
  • Engineering colleges to have 2 lakh more seats December 30, 2010

    New Delhi: Too many students and too little seats - it's the bane of Indian education right from nursery to graduation and beyond. Turn it around could take years, but the baby steps taken by Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal in technical education put out new norms for AICTE accredited...
  • Education watchdog in dock over bribe allegations July 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The country's apex regulatory body for technical education is in the middle of a major corruption scandal. It's top officials were caught red-handed accepting bribes. They are now in police custody, even as the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Kapil Sibal, wants deemed universities to come clean on...
  • Technical education council official arrested for bribery July 16, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested an official of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and a middleman for taking a bribe of Rs 5,00,000. Acting on a complaint of the owner of an engineering college in Andhra Pradesh that the AICTE official had...
  • CFA course ban hits students hard May 23, 2007

    New Delhi: After months of preparation for the American CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Charter, Rajiv Bhardwaj was in for a shock. The CFA Institute sent him a mail that the June 3 exam might not be held at all. The reason given was that the technical education regulator, All India...
  • Amity to pay Rs 1.10 lakh to a student September 28, 2006

    New Delhi: Amity Business School has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 1.10 lakh as compensation to a student for misleading her that its course was recognised by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). "The candidate should be adequately compensated for mental agony for having spent few...