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Mathematics and physics rule for engineering not mandatory: AICTE

The Council said it should be seen as a window of opportunity for universities wanting to open engineering admissions based on NEP

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AICTE | engineering | national education policy

Vinay Umarji  |  Ahmedabad 

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Academicians, especially in the engineering stream, had expressed concerns after the AICTE’s latest approval process handbook for 2021-22 changed the eligibility criteria for UG admissions for engineering and technology

After drawing flak for making mathematics and physics optional for admissions, the All India Council for Technical (AICTE) on Friday said the move was only meant to help implement the Policy (NEP). Clarifying that it was not mandatory to exclude these subjects for admissions, the Council said it should be seen as a window of opportunity for universities wanting to open admissions based on NEP.

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First Published: Sat, March 13 2021. 02:18 IST