In a much needed move to many young students enlisted in B Tech courses under now-old FYUP of Delhi University, the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has at last issued its endorsement to 27 institutes to run these courses legally.
AICTE has given approbation for the 2013-14 cluster which had taken confirmation in the B Tech courses, as a feature of the now outdated Four-Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP).
"We have gotten a correspondence from AICTE advising that the support has been allowed to the 27 universities," told an authority from the college.
B Tech programs in software engineering, gadgets, nourishment innovation, instrumentation hardware and polymer science were dispatched as a feature of FYUP, which was a year ago scrapped after UGC mediation.
The universities were requested that look for support from AICTE, the zenith warning body controlling specialized instruction in the nation.
With a few due dates passing throughout the months, understudies had raised concerns over non-endorsement of the courses with HRD priest Smriti Irani in February this year who, thusly, had coordinated the VC to do the needful.
The absence of AICTE endorsement for the B Tech projects was additionally a bone of conflict between the HRD service and DU VC Dinesh Singh.
While Singh had kept up that the courses obliged no AICTE endorsement as they were being offered by the varsity itself, the service countered his perspectives saying the courses ought to be confirmed by the controller.
In April, AICTE had given the universities a 'six-hour' due date to present an oath promising that they would address the deficiencies of personnel and base inside the following six months.
The principals had said that the due date given to the colleges is "unrealistic", after which the varsity had brought up the issue with AICTE, which had consented to take a tolerant perspective of the case.