AGRA: To help all the nearby Agra villages to overcome their problems, students of engineering colleges will help them find solutions and also, work for their development. Each of the engineering college has been asked to adopt at least five villages for the overall development. Some of the engineering colleges have started a survey to identify the villages.
New Delhi: The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has directed engineering colleges and technical institutions to allow student entrepreneurs to sit for examination even if their attendance is short. The colleges have also been asked to explore provisions of on-campus accommodation to student entrepreneurs and permitting semester break for working on their startups.
The National Service Scheme (NSS) Unit of Gaikwad-Patil Group of Institutions organised a Tree Plantation and Swachhata Pakhwada recently at Mohagaon,Gumgaon, Shirur, Bothali,Dongargaon village in the presence of the officials of Gram Panchayat.
GUWAHATI: The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to provide internships to students from Jammu and Kashmir. Through this collaboration, IIT-G will implement the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir students which aims to provide better exposure to students from Jammu and Kashmir studying in higher learning institutes.
GUWAHATI: Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG), along with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has implemented the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir students. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed to this effect to pave the way for providing exposure to the youth from Jammu and Kashmir to advanced academic culture at the higher learning institutes of the country.
CHENNAI: AICTE chairman Anil D Sahasrabudhe played down the controversy surrounding introduction of Sanskrit in technical institutions.
A controversy erupted after a department from Anna University made Philosophy compulsory, which included chapters from Bhagvad Gita and Upanishad, for BTech students. Political parties cried foul saying it amounts to imposing Sanskrit language. The University clarified that it would bring amendment to make it a choice for students.
CHENNAI: In a move to improve the coaching provided to engineering students in the country, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is planning to make a certificate course and industrial training mandatory for ME or M Tech graduates who choose to become a faculty member and teach aspirants.