AICTE asks institutions to offer 20% courses online, ease credit transfer

By - May 18, 2020


May 18, 2020

NEW DELHI: Following the announcement by the Union finance minister on more focus on online education, the technical education regulator, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has asked institutions to allow credit transfer to students for online courses and offer courses through SWAYAM.

The AICTE has asked higher education institutions to facilitate credit transfer of up to 20 percent in every semester from online courses offered by SWAYAM platform. The AICTE Chairman in his letter writes: “AICTE requests VCs of all universities/affiliating universities and directors/principals of autonomous colleges to facilitate students and permit credit transfer to the extent of 20 per cent in every semester through the online courses provided through SWAYAM platform.”

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