Vikash Sharma

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has released guidelines for working professionals in AICTE-approved Institutions for Diploma, UG and PG Courses in Engineering & Technology for the academic year 2024-25.

The institutions having more than 80% average enrolment in the last 3 years (Enrolment of First Year only shall be considered (Lateral Entry Admission shall not be considered) for calculating average enrolment.

The other eligibility criteria for the Institutes for obtaining AICTE approval include, institutions operating in Aspirational Districts (as per the latest list notified by NITI Aayog) or institutions belonging to Jammu, Kashmir and Leh/ Ladakh and NER States.

Courses & Intake

Number of Permitted Courses: Maximum Three Courses per Institute/Level

Permitted Intake per Course: 15/30 (PG-Level Course) and 30/60 (Diploma/UG Level Course)

Eligibility for Admission

Professionals working in Registered Industry / Organization (Central / State) / Private/ Public Limited Company/ MSMEs located within 50 KM radial distance from the Institute.

Minimum of one Year full time / Regular working experience

Qualification Same as candidates eligible for Lateral Entry to Second Year (As Specified in Approval Process Handbook published by AICTE from time to time).

For other details, visit the official AICTE website.