The Bachelor of Expertise (B.Tech) levels and Diploma in Engineering and Expertise awarded by the Indira Gandhi Nationwide Open College (IGNOU) as much as 2011-2012 educational session might be handled as legitimate, the All India Council of Technical Schooling (AICTE) has mentioned. The IGNOU was providing the 2 programs by means of distance studying, nevertheless, the programs have been discontinued after the College Grants Fee (UGC) mentioned they’re in violation of norms and technical programs can’t be provided by means of distance studying mode.
“IGNOU was conducting the 2 programs by means of distance studying mode and litigation have been occurring in varied courts relating to the validity of those programs.
“In 2018, the Supreme Courtroom recognised the validity of Diploma and B.Tech levels awarded by IGNOU to candidates who have been enrolled as much as the educational yr 2009-10,” an order issued by the Coverage and Educational Planning Bureau of the technical training regulator mentioned.
It mentioned that the apex court docket has now granted some reduction to petitioners from the 2010-11 and 2011-12 educational periods and opined that since there is no such thing as a distance training course in IGNOU within the mentioned topic after these years and these are the final batches who might be granted the reliefs.
“The AICTE has no objection for B.Tech diploma and Diploma in Engineering awarded by IGNOU to the scholars who have been enrolled as much as educational yr 2011-12 with IGNOU as per Supreme Courtroom judgement and therefore are handled as legitimate as a particular case however can’t be taken as priority and never for publish 2012,” the AICTE added.
(With PTI Inputs)