The admission to the 32 engineering colleges in Karnataka for M.Tech course has been put on hold by the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum.
Due to the lack of infrastructure and faculties in these engineering colleges, the VTU has decided to not to admit students for M.Tech course for the year 2014.
VTU, Vice-chancellor Dr H Maheshappa said, "We have given enough time for them to improve and after almost four years, we have decided to disaffiliate them."
"We had placed this matter before the Executive Council, which passed a resolution to disaffiliate the colleges as they lack infrastructure," he added.
"We have already put the colleges in black list and stopped admission. The university will not tolerate such institutes which do not provide quality education," Maheshappa said.
"We have tightened the measures and we will not allow anyone to run institutions without infrastructure," he said.
The university had sent an expert committee to examine the status and quality of the education in these colleges.
He said that, University had sent show-cause notices to 4 engineering colleges and disaffiliated the 2 colleges.
The disaffiliation of Nadgir Institute of Technology and GSS Institute of Technology, Bangalore has been withdrawn.
University has sent show-cause notices to;
- Sri Krishna School of Engineering and Management, Bangalore
- Sri Basaveshwara Institute of Technology, Tiptur
- Sri Belimath Mahasamsthana Institute of Technology, Nelamangala
- Basava Academy of Engineering, Bangalore