🎓 Scholarship Alerts 🔔

List of All Latest Scholarships You Can Apply For

Apply New Scholarship
Categories: Scholarships

AICTE on new mission to improve technical education

The All-India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) is on a mission to introduce new systems and processes to improve technical education across the country.

“We now have 10 new initiatives and 57 schemes aimed at improving technical education. The major changes are in training,” R. Hariharan, Adviser, Approval Bureau at the AICTE, said.

“The AICTE will mandate hands-on training for young graduates by making them serve as interns in different units,” he said, adding, “This rule will apply to every student in the 10,670 colleges in the country.”

While addressing a workshop on new initiatives of the AICTE at the Gogte Institute of Technology in Belagavi, Hariharan said the body had a bad name earlier but it is trying to get over it with new initiatives.

“We had a bad name earlier. We are trying to wipe that out and gain goodwill,” he said, adding, “The AICTE had become more responsive, and was accepting suggestions from individuals and institutions and constantly trying to correct mistakes.”

From being a regulator to a facilitator of technical education, the AICTE will introduce a uniform curriculum for the whole country and bring in uniformity in examinations.

“A standing committee will regulate and streamline admissions,” he said.

“Colleges will be mandated to seek accreditation of at least 50% of courses taught by the national board of accreditation. Increased interaction with foreign universities will mean increased exchange of students. We recently sent 10 teams to South Korea, that included two from Karnataka. We will send five teams of girls to the Carlton University in Canada,” Hariharan said.

As part of its new initiatives, the AICTE was working with 22 Union Ministries to help them solve problems by organising hackathons.

“The body was working with 22 Union Ministries to help them solve problems by organising hackathons where students of various engineering colleges come up with solutions,” Ramesh Unnikrishnan, director of the AICTE’s south western regional office, said.

He also said as per directions from the Prime Minister’s Office, colleges were adopting villages under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana and developing them.

Read more stories about AICTE here

Manmath Nayak

Recent Posts

UP Scholarship Status 2021 – Latest updates, Check Scholarship Status through PFMS

UP scholarship status is one of the key features of UP scholarship portal (Scholarship &…

1 week ago

PM Scholarship Scheme 2021 – Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Selection Criteria

PM Scholarship 2020-21 – The Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme (PMSS), run by the Welfare and…

1 week ago

Mahadbt 2021 Scholarship Online Applications, Eligibility, Last Date

Mahadbt - Aaple Sarkar DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) or MahaDBT is a renowned online scholarship…

1 week ago

Maharashtra Scholarship 2021 Applications Open – Deadline in March

The Government of Maharashtra announced various post-matric scholarship schemes for the academic year 2020-21 on…

1 week ago

Maharashtra scholarship 2021 – Complete List for students of Maharashtra

Maharashtra scholarship 2020-21 - The Government of Maharashtra runs a number of scholarships for the…

2 weeks ago

DTE Scholarship 2021 in Maharashtra, Online Application Process and Eligibility

DTE Scholarship - Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra State is a world-class, globally competitive…

2 weeks ago

IIFL Scholarship 2020-21 – Empowering Young Girls To Fulfil Their Dreams

Girl education has always remained one of the most pressing issues within the country due…

4 weeks ago

ST Scholarship 2021 – List of Scholarships for ST Students

ST Scholarship is awarded to the students of the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category by the Ministry…

4 weeks ago

SC Scholarship 2021 – Complete List, Eligibility and Application process

SC Scholarship is given to the scheduled caste (SC) students to enable them to pursue…

4 weeks ago

PFMS Scholarship Schemes – List of Scholarships, Tracking Payment Status

PFMS Scholarship – PFMS (Public Finance Management System), formerly known as CPSMS (Central Plan Scheme…

4 weeks ago

PRERANA Scholarship 2021 – Post-Matric Scholarship Registration Release and Network Automation

PRERANA Scholarship is a post-matric scholarship portal implemented by the ST & SC Development and…

1 month ago

OBC Scholarships 2021 – Key Dates, Eligibility, Award Details

OBC Scholarships are awarded to students/professionals from OBC category with financial constraints to help them…

1 month ago