Engineering colleges

Only 6 out of 16 colleges of Anna Univerity managed to fill 90 per cent seats

Some of the constituent colleges of Anna University in interiors areas have filled only half of their seats in the recent counseling for admission to engineering colleges.

published on : 18th August 2019

Why Tamil Nadu students' love affair with engineering is on the wane

The figures tell the story. According to the TNEA, 1.33 lakh candidates registered for counselling in 2019. Of them, 1,03,150 were found eligible. But the number of seats available was 1.72 lakh.

published on : 15th August 2019

21,500 seats vacant after admission through Odisha Joint Engineering Entrance test completes

However, a little over 3,600 students with JEE (main) rankings have taken admission to these seats in the OJEE counselling held in July this year.

published on : 13th August 2019

AICTE to modernise facilities in rural engineering colleges, technical institutions

The technical education regulator under the HRD Ministry will be providing grants under the Modernisation and Removal of Obsolescence (MODROBS) scheme.

published on : 11th August 2019

Private engineering colleges want old counselling system back

The dip in minimum cut-off was drastic this year,  several reputed colleges could not fill their seats

published on : 7th August 2019

Half of the engineering seats in Tamil Nadu colleges go vacant this year

Out of the total 1,67,652 engineering seats available in colleges in the state, only 83,396 (49.74 % ) were filled.

published on : 31st July 2019

Over 75 engineering, technical colleges to shut down nationwide; stop taking students in 2019

So far, 78 technical colleges have opted for 'progressive closure' this year, the officials at the All India Council of Technical Education said.

published on : 19th July 2019

Over 16,000 engineering seats lie vacant in private colleges of Telangana

Scenario was much better in 14 engineering colleges run by the state government universities as 3,069 seats of the total 3,071 were filled.

published on : 11th July 2019

Poor job market: 4,000 BTech seats slashed in Odisha engineering colleges

The total BTech seat strength in Odisha has come down from 38,296 in 2018-19 to 34,223 in 2019-20.

published on : 10th July 2019

Are Chhattisgarh engineering colleges staring at a bleak future?

There is zero admission in 5 private colleges and in around 16 colleges not even 10 percent of the allotted seats filled up. 

published on : 30th June 2019

Academics add their views to health debate

Many academicians in the field have come forward to allay the fears of farmers over the effects of electromagnetic induction near high tension towerlines and cables.

published on : 20th June 2019

Anna University says won't reveal names of engineering colleges told to reduce seats

An RTI query also sought to know the names of members who were part of the inspection team.

published on : 18th June 2019

Chennai engineering college teachers turn enrolment agents to save jobs

With the threat of losing jobs or facing a huge pay-cut hovering over their head,  faculty are asked by managements to use all means to get students enrolled

published on : 17th June 2019

Rs 100 crore boost for 15 Tamil Nadu engineering colleges

Anna University will be privy to disbursal of funds to government colleges.

published on : 14th June 2019

Fewer engg applicants don’t mean poor higher edu enrolment: Education Minister

The total number of applicants has come down to 1.33 lakh from 1.59 lakh last year.

published on : 4th June 2019
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