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Vikash Sharma

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  • AICTE has also warned of punitive action if institutions admit students without prior approval.

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has revised its academic calendar for the session 2021-22.

All the AICTE approved institutions / universities have been asked to follow AICTE and University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines issued from time to time in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, as per an official release.

Clear instructions have been issued to ensure that the classes may be started in online/offline (classroom) or blended mode (online as well as offline) following the prescribed protocols / guidelines related to pandemic.

“The Academic Calendar may change subject to conditions existing due to pandemic and guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health/ Ministry of Home/ Ministry of Education from time to time,” AICTE release said.

AICTE has also warned of punitive action if institutions admit students without prior approval.

AICTE Calendar:

-Last date for grant of approval to technical institutions: June 30, 2021

-Last date for Grant of affiliation by the University/Board: July 15, 2021

-Last date for completion of the first round of counselling, admission for allotment of seats: August 31, 2021

-Last date for commencement of classes for existing students of technical courses is September 1, 2021

-Last date for Completion of second round of counselling / admission for allotment of seats: September 9, 2021

-Last date for cancellation of seats for technical courses with full fee refund: September 10, 2021

-Last date up to which First-Year students can be admitted against vacancies: September 15, 2021

-Last date for commencement of classes for First-Year students of technical courses: September 15, 2021

-Last date for lateral entry admission to Second Year courses for newly admitted students: September 20, 2021

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