The AICTE review: an opportunity for engineering education reform

In this article, Milind Sohoni outlines the issues faced by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the statutory body which governs technical education in India. It points out various lacunae in many areas of technical education such as placements, the use of GATE and JEE scores for selection, accreditation, TEQIP and research in engineering, and the role of the centrally funded institutions. The article also recommends expanding AICTE into a think-tank which may design policy for such an important area.

Read the full article in Current Science Journal

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