Engineering college fees in Tamil Nadu will not be hiked this academic year, said Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy on Friday.
In a recent order, allowing writ petitions filed by S Kothandaraman, former acting principal, and AV Raviprakash, professor, PTU, Justice V Parthiban observed,
UGC has asked all lndian HEIs that are admitting or are desirous of admitting international students to update relevant details on the portal at the earliest.
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With conventional teaching methods, it will take at least 50 years to increase Gross Enrolment Ratio to 50 per cent, this is where digital learning can help, he said.
WITH interest in engineering education waning, more technical institutions from Tamil Nadu have opted for reduction in intake or closure this year.
Deemed-to-be universities across the nation offering technical and engineering courses should henceforth get sanction from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).