AICTE allows 3 Haryana universities to offer BTech programmes in Hindi

AICTE had earlier approved 14 universities to offer B.Tech programmes in regional languages across the country.

AICTE allows 3 Haryana universities to offer BTech programmes in Hindi AICTE approves 3 Haryana universities to offer B.Tech programmes in Hindi
Tamanna Tamang | Oct 8, 2021 - 6:04 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: All India Council for Technical Education has approved three more technical institutes to offer undergraduate programmes in Hindi from this academic year. Three of the Government technical institutes in Haryana have been granted permission by AICTE to start their select BTech programmes in Hindi from academic year 2021-22.

The universities, JC Bose University of Science and Technology, Faridabad, DeenBandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Sonepat and Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology, Hissar will be offering select technical undergraduate courses in Hindi to prioritize learning in regional languages .

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To promote education in Hindi language, AICTE has permitted 30 supernumerary seats each in seven different undergraduate courses offered by these universities.

JC Bose University has been approved for 30 supernumerary seats for its BTech in mechanical engineering. 30 supernumerary seats each in mechanical, and electrical engineering undergraduate programmes have been approved in Deen Bandhu University, and the university of Guru Jambeshwar has been approved to offer electronics and communication, mechanical engineering, computer science and information technology in Hindi. 30 supernumerary seats each in all four undergraduate programmes have been approved in the university.

The decision comes from the council of technical education to be in line with the National Education Policy 2020 which stresses on promotion of Indian languages in the educational institutes.

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“Based on the NEP 2020, AICTE has made provisions for technical institutes to begin courses in regional language for students to pursue technical education in their mother tongue. Three state Universities from Haryana have now been accorded permission by AICTE to start Undergraduate courses in Hindi wherein 210 supernumerary seats have been approved,” informed AICTE in its press release. AICTE handed over a set of books to chief minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal by to assure commitment of content in Hindi.

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AICTE has also prepared books for the first year undergraduate courses in 5 regional languages, Hindi, Tamil, Telgu, Bengali & Marathi. Last year, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-BHU, Varanasi, had formed a committee to suggest ways of teaching engineering in Hindi.

Earlier, AICTE had approved 14 engineering colleges across eight states in the country to offer select BTech courses in regional languages from the new academic year to promote learning in regional languages as stressed by NEP 2020.


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