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AICTE list of approved institutes for AY 2016-17 out; Check the status of your college here

Ipsita Sarkar | Updated on: 6 June 2016, 10:27 IST

The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has released a list of approved institutions for the academic year (AY) 2016-2017.

The technical body has approved over 10,000 institutes - spread across 29 states and 7 Union Territories. About 36 lakh students are expected to take admission in these institutes in 2016.

With 1,549 approved institutes, Maharashtra takes the top spot on the list, followed by Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh with 1,344 and 1,130 approved institutes, respectively.

For AY 2016-17, a total of 10,360 institutes have been approved, with 6,99,421 faculty members. The total intake/seats offered stands at 36,99,059.

About 291 new institutions have been approved, while 100 institutes have shut down.

The annual AICTE list helps students and other relevant parties take informed decisions related to education.

Is your institute approved? Check out the status of your college here.

The institutes pertain to one or more of the following streams:

- Applied Arts and Craft

- Architecture and Town Planning

- Engineering and Technology

- Hotel Management and Catering

- Management

- MCA

- Pharmacy

State/union Territory - Institutes approved

Andaman and Nicobar Islands- 4

Andhra Pradesh - 841

Arunachal Pradesh - 8

Assam - 47

Bihar - 119

Chandigarh - 12

Chhattisgarh - 119

Dadra and Nagar Haveli - 3

Daman and Diu - 2

Delhi - 77

Goa - 17

Gujarat - 420

Haryana - 426

Himachal Pradesh - 72

Jammu & Kashmir - 51

Jharkhand - 62

Karnataka - 746

Kerala - 375

Madhya Pradesh - 551

Maharashtra - 1549

Manipur - 4

Meghalaya - 6

Mizoram - 4

Nagaland - 5

Odisha - 302

Puducherry - 31

Punjab - 375

Rajasthan - 425

Sikkim - 5

Tamil Nadu - 1344

Telangana - 753

Tripura - 12

Uttar Pradesh - 1130

Uttarakhand - 183

West Bengal - 279

Total: 10359

Apart from a list of approved institutions, AICTE has also released the following:

  1. Approved Institutions with Non Resident Indian(s)(NRI) Quota

  2. Approved Institutions with Person of Indian Origin(PIO)/Foriegn National(FN)/Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries(CIWG) Quota

  3. Approved Institutions with Foriegn Collaboration/Twining Program

  4. Approved Institutions with Progressive Closure of Courses

  5. Approved Institutions with Progressive Closure

First published: 6 June 2016, 10:27 IST
 
Ipsita Sarkar @piercingharmony

Ipsita writes on education with focus on schools, higher education (engineering, B-Schools), HRD ministry, policies, and startup ecosphere. She's previously worked with Hindustan Times and Shiksha.com.

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