New Engineering colleges will not take admissions for BTech courses from 2020’s academic session. The central government has recommended because of the decrease in demand for engineering in International and National Market. In the year 2017-18, only 49.8% of engineer students got employment.
In this order, there is a need to be focused on demanded subjects such as Computer Science and Engineering, Aerospace or Mechatronics. Along with this, it is recommended to add traditional course seats to the new employment courses. The committee has also ordered to review engineering courses, exam, and syllabus in every two years.
The central government had made this committee under the chairmanship of Prof BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman of the Board of Governor of IIT Hyderabad. The committee includes experts from IIT, FICCI, NESCOM, ASSOCHAM, and Centre for Management Education etc. This committee is responsible to give suggestions on seats increasing and reducing on the basis of demand for engineers in the national and international market.
In its first report, this committee has recommended that in 2020 new engineering colleges will not be allowed to teach the BTech Degree Programme. Before giving permission to teach engineering courses in old Institutions, there should be complete faculty, good Infrastructures, Placement and number of full seats.
New qualification criteria for Professors of Engineering Students
Now teachers will not be able to teach in engineering colleges directly after the MTech. The committees have been recommended to teach the engineering students, professors should have Degree along with UGC NET certificate or diploma in education qualification.
Research on AI and IOT
The research committee has been focused on the research. To increase the growth of research, there must be a Monitoring club. Apart from this, artificial intelligence, internet, Internet SW, Mobility etc. are emerging technologies.
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