Affiliation Row: HC Tells AICTE, JNTU-H to Decide

Published: 29th July 2015 06:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th July 2015 06:33 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: A division bench of the Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday directed the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University of Hyderabad (JNTUH) to take decision with regard to granting of approval and affiliation to 99 private engineering colleges whose premises were inspected by the expert committees recently, and to submit status before it by Thursday. The bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Dilip B Bhosale and Justice S V Bhatt made this order while dealing with appeals filed by the JNTUH with regard to the affiliation row pertaining to private engineering colleges.

The bench ordered the AICTE to take the decision based on the inspection reports by the experts team whether the colleges are entitled for continuation of the approval granted by it earlier or not and pass orders accordingly.  Besides, the bench directed the JNTU to take decision on granting affiliation to the colleges based on the findings of the AICTE and the reports of the expert committees. The bench made it clear that the AICTE and the JNTU has to communicate the order to the colleges by recording their reasons either to grant approval or to withdraw it and similarly granting affiliation or for its rejection.

While directing the AICTE and JNTU to inform the status by Thursday, the bench said that the decisions of AICTE and the JNTU are subjected to final outcome of the petitions pending before it.

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