A decision has been taken that All India Council Technical Education (AICTE) will from now on register students online for new colleges. The online application forms will be accepted in respect to MBA, MCA, diploma engineering and architecture courses.
According to the officials, the applications will be accepted till December 31. From January 1 to March 1, the documents submitted as part of the online application process of colleges will be checked. In February, officials will undertake inspection. Colleges which meet the criteria are expected to be given permission by April end.
“The system has been streamlined so as to ensure that permission to new colleges is granted in time and is not delayed. In the past years, permission to new colleges was granted by July end which interfered with the central admission process,” said officials.