Notification from AICTE (ALL INDIA COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION)-Qualifications acquired by individuals through distance education mode

(A Statutory Body of Government of India)

Advt. No. : UB/06(07)2010


As per Government of India’s Gazette Notification No.44 dated 01.03.1995 issued by Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Education), the qualifications acquired by individuals through distance education mode are recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government, provided, these have been approved by Distance Education Council (DEC) – Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi and wherever necessary by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

The technical education programmes, which fall under the purview of AICTE are in the fields of Engineering. Technology including MCA, Architecture, Town Planning, Management, Pharmacy. Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Applied Arts & Crafts and such other programme and areas as notified by the Council from time to time, with the approval of the Government.

It has been the policy of the AICTE, not to recognize the qualifications acquired through distance education mode at Diploma. Bachelors & Masters level in the fields of Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Town Planning, Pharmacy, Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Applied Arts & Crafts and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) AICTE has the policy to consider only MBA and MCA through distance mode for its recognition.

All the existing students / prospective students pursuing / wanting to pursue any educational programme in the above mentioned fields are hereby advised to check the approval by Joint Committee of DEC, UGC and AICTE on AICTE’s web portal at In the absence of the said approval the MBA & MCA qualifications acquired through distance mode may not be recognized for the purpose of employment under Central Government.

Member Secretary

About CPWD Engineers' Association

It is a great pleasure to inform you that CPWD Engineers Association has launched its Blogging page. Now this page will bring to you latest developments/activities of our Members. All efforts are being made to ensure that this website caters to the requirement of CPWD Engineers so far as their various information through this Association is concerned. In course of time this page would be the most useful source of information and would reduce the gap between the Engineers and this Association. Please must inform to other members too. This page is added for various interesting things, Important News & Activities of Association .

Posted on Mon, Mar 19th, 2012, in What's new. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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