There will be NO new engineering colleges for 2 more years. This ban on new engineering colleges comes after an existing ban of 2 years. So, why is India so sceptical in opening new institutions.
Expert committee in its interim recommendation has suggested that no new engineering colleges should be opened for two years.
Students feel a revision in courses taking into account the current industrial needs and market scenario can help create more placements.
In a major announcement, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that his government will provide 33 per cent reservation for girl students in Medical and Engineering colleges in the state. The decision was taken in a virtual meeting chaired by the Chief Minister on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar: After a hiatus of almost ten months, all students of Post-Graduate (PG), Under-Graduate (UG), Diploma and ITI programmes in the Technical Universities, Engineering and Professional Colleges, Polytechnics, Diploma Institutions and ITIs in Odisha will be attending physical classes on campus from Wednesday (Feb 17). Even as these educational institutions reopened last week, physical classroom […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Tuesday approved an amendment to BPUT Act, 2002, in order to ensure smooth functioning and academic excellence in Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT). “We had received a proposal seeking an amendment to BPUT Act, 2002, which has been approved. Earlier, there were several government engineering colleges functioning as constituent […]
Bhubaneswar: All technical and professional institutions across Odisha will reopen from February 10. However, the physical mode of teaching will resume from February 17 with strict compliance of COVID-19 protocols. As per a notification issued by Skill Development and Technical Education Department, all ITI, polytechnic, engineering colleges and other professional institutions will resume their operations […]
Bhubaneswar: After a hiatus of almost 10 months, physical classroom teaching for the final year Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate students of universities and colleges under the State Higher Education department, will commence from Monday. In addition to the commencement of physical classroom teaching for 2020-21 Final Year UG/PG courses, teaching and research activities of Ph.D., M.Phil., […]
Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Fani that hit the Odisha coast on May 3 damaged Rs 524 crore worth of assets, according to the Housing and Urban Development Department assessment, said an official on Tuesday. Housing and Urban Development Secretary G. Mathivathanan said Rs 524 crore infrastructure was damaged by the cyclone in 53 urban local bodies in 14 […]
Bhubaneswar: In a significant decision to fill up the seats falling vacant in private engineering colleges, the state government has approved extending the admission quota for students from outside the state to 25% from the current academic year. The move comes after the Policy Planning Body, the apex advisory body of the Skill Development and […]
Bhubaneswar: Policies of Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) are reportedly acting as a barrier and blocking University Grants Commission (UGC) funds to engineering colleges of Odisha. The policy of BPUT of not granting permanent affiliation to the colleges under it is depriving UGC assistance to such colleges. As per UGC norms, colleges with permanent […]
Bhubaneswar: Counselling for engineering admission in Odisha, which will be done on the basis of JEE Main ranks, will begin by June 15 as per the new rules in line with the format followed by IITs and NITs. As per the new guidelines, the meritorious students of JEE Main can have their registration and lock […]
Bhubaneswar: To facilitate the students of the state having no Aadhaar card which has been made mandatory by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for the JEE Main examinations scheduled on April 2, the Odisha government had made elaborate arrangements. “CBSE has made Aadhaar card mandatory for students at the time of their registration […]
Cuttack: The Orissa High Court issued notices to at least six government engineering colleges in the state, including Vir Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), today to explain how they would increase the number of seats in certain courses in the current academic session without getting due approval from AICTE. A division bench of Justices […]