B.Tech, Diploma offered by IGNOU till 2011-12 valid: AICTE

The council opined that since there is no distance education course in the said subject after these years and these are the last batches who will be granted reliefs.

published on : 12th January 2021

B.Tech degrees, Diploma in engineering awarded by IGNOU till 2011-12 session valid: AICTE

IGNOU was offering the two courses through distance learning, however, the courses were discontinued after the University Grants Commission.

published on : 10th January 2021

Universities can fix enhanced norms and standards for affiliation: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that Universities cannot dilute the standards prescribed by AICTE for any courses in colleges.

published on : 10th December 2020

AICTE instructs technical institutions to upload academic records on Digilocker

The details of these cells should also be made available on their website. Students have been asked to register on the NAD website.

published on : 26th November 2020

AICTE asked to respond on plea seeking salary

A two-member bench of Justices passed the directions after hearing the plea moved by KM Karthik of All India Private Engineering College Employees Union.

published on : 20th November 2020

Admission to engineering courses till November 30

The council had asked institutes not to hike their fees for the academic year 2020-21.

published on : 20th October 2020

Engineering admissions till November 1: AICTE

AICTE has also extended the commencement of first year engineering classes  by a month in a fresh revision of the academic calendar for 2020-21.

published on : 20th October 2020

Anna University arrear exams back in the eye of a controversy

AICTE Chairman Anil Sahasrabuddhe has asserted in an informal email to Anna University that the council may be constrained to withdraw the varsity's approval if arrear exams were not conducted.

published on : 8th September 2020

Arrear exams shall be conducted in Tamil Nadu: AICTE chairman Anil Sahasrabuddhe

The issue came to light, after a strongly-worded email, written by Sahasrabuddhe to Anna University V-C threatening to strip Anna University's approval, was leaked on social media.

published on : 8th September 2020

Queries on equivalence of engineering degree nomenclatures be resolved at state level: AICTE

The directive by the technical education regulator comes after it received multiple representations and queries on equivalence or relevace of different nomenclatures.

published on : 14th August 2020

179 professional colleges shut down in 2020, highest in last nine years: AICTE data

At least 134 institutes did not seek approval this year in view of large number of seats lying vacant over the last 5 years thus making it unviable for continuing the institution.

published on : 28th July 2020

AICTE slashes 1.5 lakh engineering and management seats, adds 1.4 lakh new ones

It means that the overall reduction in seats in institutions providing technical education is just about 10,000.

published on : 27th July 2020

TSCHE awaits HC nod to hold pending exams

The CETs were to begin in July but amid the spike in Covid-19 cases, the High Court ordered the TSCHE to postpone the exams.

published on : 18th July 2020

Schedule for TNEA 2020 released, certificate verification and counselling to be done online

More details are available on websites: and

published on : 15th July 2020

New academic session in standalone B-schools to begin from July, no hike in fees: AICTE

The new academic session for freshers will begin from August 1.

published on : 7th May 2020
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