Engineering education is taking a new mode as AICTE, the apex body for technical education, is coming up with the model curriculum. Today, the hot news topping the higher education sector is the revision of the curriculum, which will be adopted by over 3,000 engineering institutions in the country. The model curriculum insists in the inclusion of social sciences including management, Indian culture and Constitution in engineering from the next academic session. But, this seems to be a very valid point because engineering is all about creations for the societal benefits. In order to engage in these, definitely students need the awareness about the society and the challenges within it. Further, the emphasis is also laid on cutting the theoretical classes from 30 to 20 every week. New...
Engineering a Key to Shinning India
Silky Jain, Executive Director, Tula's Institute
The Unsung Heroes of Indian Technical Education
Sarath Shyam, Managing Editor, The Higher Education Review