The Bachelor of Know-how (B.Tech) levels and Diploma in Engineering and Know-how awarded by the Indira Gandhi Nationwide Open College (IGNOU) as much as 2011-2012 tutorial session will likely be handled as legitimate, the All India Council of Technical Training (AICTE) has mentioned. The IGNOU was providing the 2 programs via distance studying, nonetheless, the programs had been discontinued after the College Grants Fee (UGC) mentioned they’re in violation of norms and technical programs can’t be supplied via distance studying mode.
“IGNOU was conducting the 2 programs via distance studying mode and litigation had been occurring in varied courts concerning 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 had been enrolled as much as the tutorial 12 months 2009-10,” an order issued by the Coverage and Tutorial 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 tutorial classes and opined that since there isn’t any distance training course in IGNOU within the mentioned topic after these years and these are the final batches who will likely be granted the reliefs.
“The AICTE has no objection for B.Tech diploma and Diploma in Engineering awarded by IGNOU to the scholars who had been enrolled as much as tutorial 12 months 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 put up 2012,” the AICTE added.
(With PTI Inputs)