UGC new regulations only for Technical Education Institutions

Posted By:

HRD Ministry and University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced that the new rules drafted by UGC will affect only the affiliated colleges offering Degree courses and not for Diploma Courses.

Recently, UGC had drafted the new regulations for the colleges affiliated to the Universities, those are offering Technical Courses.

It was mentioned that many management colleges have not understood the Supreme Court judgment. It does not impact diploma courses by non-affiliated institutions.

According to the reports, a large number of management colleges are planning to go to the Supreme Court against the new regulations drafted by UGC.

Diploma Courses not under Technical Education

Their plea states that the regulations framed by the UGC will affect the admission process.

Earlier this year, Supreme Court announced a verdict on Technical Education. It is clearly mentioned that, the colleges affiliated to the Universities do not come under the Technical Education as defined under the AICTE Act 1987.

And also, AICTE is not required for obtaining permission and running MBA course by private universities.

The SC had also said AICTE's role vis-a-vis universities is "only advisory, recommendatory and one of providing guidance and has no authority empowering it to issue or enforce any sanctions by itself." Instead, the apex court had said regulatory function is with the UGC or the university.

Ministry sources said, "Management institutions have not understood the Supreme Court judgment. It does not impact diploma courses by non-affiliated institutions. Regulations have not been finalized yet. It will take some more time."

A senior UGC official said, "Regulations have to be in place before the 2014-15 admission session begins. AICTE had already finished the process for 2013-14 by the time SC order came." But AICTE officials are still hopeful that regulatory function will be restored either through amendment or ordinance.

You can read more Education related news here..

For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

    JOIN US ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

    Thousands of Careerindia readers receive our evening newsletter.
    Have you subscribed?

    For great career opportunity, get instant updates on Education, Career & Job
    Careerindia

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Careerindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Careerindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more