Is India’s Love Affair With Engineers Over? Govt To Cut 80,000 Engineering Seats This Year
There will be around 80,000 less seats in engineering this year. This will lead to around 3.1 lakh seats less in four years, including 2018-19 academic session.
Don’t get alarmed. Because actual enrolment has been on the decline since 2012-13, coming down by 1.86 lakh.
According to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), nearly 200 ‘substandard’ engineering colleges have applied for closure.
Though these colleges will not enrol new students, they will continue to function till the current batches graduate. However, for elite institutions like the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) or the National Institutes of Technology (NIT), there has been increase in intake.Click Here: gold coast suns 2019 guernsey