AICTE Published Approval Process Handbook 2016-2017 …2016-17
Filing online applications for the session 2016-17 will begin on 21 January 2016 and shall end on 21st February, 2016.
Processing of all applications submitted online for the session 2016-17 shall begin on 22nd February 2016 and shall end on 10th April, 2016.
Grant of Approval through a single application form for
*Setting up new Technical Institution offering Technical Program at Degree / Post Graduate Degree / Post Graduate Diploma / Diploma/ Post Diploma Level
*Change of Site / Location
*Closure of Institute
*Conversion of Women’s Institution into Co-Ed Institution and vice-versa.
Grant of Approval through single application form for the following
*Extension of approval to existing Technical Institution or Technical Campus
*Increase in intake in existing courses in the first/regular shift (only for valid NBA accredited courses)
*Adding course(s)in the first/ regular shift in existing institutions having valid accredited courses
*Reduction in intake
*Closure of program and / or course
*Introducing /continuing/ discontinuing supernumerary seats for PIO/Foreign Nationals
*Introducing / continuing / discontinuing seats for sons / daughters of NRIs
*Change of Name of the Institute
*Adding Integrated course in the first/regular shift in existing institutions having valid accredited courses
*Fellowship Program in Management (only for Institutes having valid NBA accreditation for Management programs)
*Un Approved Institutions
*Actions in case of Violations of Regulations
*Collaboration and Twining Program between Indian and Foreign Universities / Institutions in the field of Technical Education, Research and Training
*Norms and Requirements
The manual is an attempt to provide comprehensive information on the fair and rational system of administration as well as other necessary information on the processes and Institutions under the aegis of the AICTE. The emphasis on e-governance to ensure transparency, accountability,implementing a tech-savvy approach to enable faster processing and clearly defining the infrastructural norms in Institutions are just a few pointers towards AICTE’s efforts at fostering a technical education system which is on par with the best Institutions in the world. Technical education at all levels in the country is witnessing a consistent growth pattern marked by the setting up of new Institutions and the improvement of the existing ones in tune with the quality assurance norms set by the regulating and accreditation agencies. The Council believes in providing a proper impetus for the Institutions to generate competent Engineers, Pharmacists, Managers,Architects and Scientists and encourages them to think beyond the curriculum while imparting training for the advancement of knowledge.The Council has put in place several initiatives to bring about changes in the Approval Process by introducing greater transparency and accountability through the e-governance. The emphasis this year i to put in place simplified procedures and greater ease in the approval process. “Access to Quality Technical Education for All” will be the motto for the year 2016-17 creating an academic ambience in the technical institutes for nurturing and supporting quality so that technical education in India will be one of the best in the world. Supporting institutes for accreditation of programs, ranking of institutes, schemes such as Margdarshan, Adjunct Faculty, Trainee Teacher and Unnat Bharat Abhiyan are a few of the important initiatives embarked upon by AICTE.
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Public Notice for Approval Process 2016-2017(English,Hindi)
Approval Process Handbook 2016-2017
AICTE(Grant of Approvals for Technical Education)Regulations,2012.
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