Under the bill, 6 new IITs, including ones at Jammu and Tirupati, will be opened
Under the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill 2016, new IITs will also be started in Palakkad, Goa, Dharward and Bhilai
Also, the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, will come the ambit of the Act
As reported earlier, the initial intake will be of 180 students in its first year and would increase to 450 in the second year, and to 928 (840 undergraduates, 80 postgraduates, and 8 PhDs) in the third year of their operation
New IITs will be operated from their temporary campuses for the initial period of three years before shifting to their permanent campuses in the 4th year
The faculty-student ratio would be 1:10 Well, the bill may now be presented by the Ministry of Human Resource in the upcoming budget session of Parliament.
We would like to tell you what’s is the imports of a bill for the institutes and students.
The Bill will also provide for periodic review of the performance of Institutions by independent agencies, and place the results of the same in the public domain. The Annual Report of the Institutions will be placed in the Parliament and CAG will be auditing their accounts.
There will be a greater participation of experts and alumni in the Board are amongst other important features of the Bill. Provision has also been made for the inclusion of women and members of Scheduled Castes/Tribes in the Board.
Well, Last But not the government has allocated Rs 4035 crore to the IITs as against Rs 3855 crore last year.