AICTE invites applications for approval 2019-20


AICTE invites applications for setting up New Technical Institutions

Offering Technical Programmes in : –

  • Engineering and Technology
  • Pharmacy
  • Architecture
  • Planning
  • Applied Arts and Crafts
  • Design
  • Hotel Management and Catering Technology
  • MCA
  • Management at Diploma/Post Diploma Certificate/Under Graduate Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Post Graduate Degree

 Following Institutions, seeking approval for the first time from 

AICTE can also submit an application as a new Technical 

Institution :-

  • The Institutions approved by the Council of Architecture
  • Pharmacy Council of India in the previous Academic Years
  • Existing Institutions offering Coursesin Applied Arts and Crafts
  • Vocational (Technical) Programmes
  • Non-Technical Institutions conducting MCA/ MBA
  • Institutions Deemed to be Universities seeking approval for the first time from AICTE (in compliance to the order dated 03.11.2017 passed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court Order CA No. 17869-17870 /2017)
  • State and Central Universities/ Constituent Colleges/ Private Universities, if interested in seeking approval from AICTE for the first time


 1. Applications from Existing Technical Institutions offering 

Technical Programmes for :-

• Change of Site/ Location

• Conversion of Women’s Institution into Co-ed Institution and vice versa

• Conversion of Diploma Level into Degree Level and vice-versa

• To Start new Programme(s)/ Level(s) in the existing Institutions

• Extension of Approval to the existing Institutions/ Continuation of approval after a break in the preceding Academic Year/ Restoration of Intake

• Extended EoA

• Increase in Intake/ Additional Course(s)

• Introduction of Integrated/ Dual Degree Course

• To start Diploma in Degree Pharmacy Institutions and vice-versa

• Merger of Institutions under the same Trust/ Society/ Company operating in the same Campus

• Closure of the Institution

• Conversion of Management Institutions running PGDM Course into MBA Course

• Conversion of Second Shift Course(s) into First Shift Course(s)

• Closing of MBA Programme and Introduction of MCA Programme and vice-versa

• Introduction/ Continuation of Fellowship Programme in Management

• Introduction/ Continuation of supernumerary seats for FN/ OCI/ PIO / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries

• Introduction/ Continuation of seats for Non Resident Indian(s)

• Change in the Name of the Course(s)/ Merger of the Courses/ Reduction in Intake/ Closure of Programme(s)/ Course(s)

• Merger of Lateral Entry Separate Division in Second Year Engineering and Technology/ MCA to First Year Regular Courses

• Change in the Name of the Institution or affiliating University/Board

• Change in the Name of the Bank

• Change in the Name of the Trust/ Society/ Company

• Collaboration and Twinning Programme between Indian and Foreign University/ Institution in the field of Technical Education, Research and Training.

 2. Vocational Educational Courses Applications from the existing Institutions offering Technical Programmes at Diploma/ Under  Graduate Degree and affiliated to Board/ University for seeking approval for Introduction/ Continuation of Vocational Education Programme(s) leading to Diploma / Degree in Vocational Education under NSQF.

Submission of online applications :- 14th January,2019 – 3rd February, 2019.


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