These decisions, arrived at during the AICTE Executive Council meeting held in New Delhi on Saturday, will bring relief both to students and the State Government, which is eagerly awaiting the final list of approved colleges and sanction to increase student intake and for new institutions. This list is likely to be uploaded on the AICTE website on the morning of 29th June, 2010, a key AICTE official said. A total of 552 new institutions have been granted 'Conditional Approval' across the country, compared to 1,400 in 2009.
With this, the Government will be able to resume its counselling process for allocation of government and government quota seats in professional colleges as scheduled on 7th July, 2010.
Meanwhile, at a press conference here on Saturday, Medical Education Minister Ramachandra Gowda said that the Government hoped that pending approvals for 413 medical college seats in the State would come by June - end. Of the 1,780 seats on offer in government colleges under the government quota, 413 were not on offer during the first round of admissions, causing inconvenience to scores of medical college aspirants.
The newly constituted six - member governing body to oversee medical education in the country had cancelled approvals granted by Medical Council of India inspection teams in April.
Engineering Admissions proceeds as Planned