Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Norms and standards for engineering college. 3. Norms and standards for architectural institutions. 4. Norms and standards for polytechnics. 5. Norms and standards for pharmacy degree colleges. 6. Norms and standards for management education. 7. Schemes of Department of Science and Technology. 8. Indian Council of Agricultural Research. 9. AICTE : handbook for approval process. Index.
"Better management can yield better results. Nowadays the value of the manager and especially the professional manager has increased manifold and for that matter the value of technical and management education has increased specifically.
Technical and management education is one of the more significant components of human resource development spectrum with great potential for adding value to products and services and for contributing to the national economy and improving quality of life of the people. In recognition of the importance of this sector, the successive Five Year Plans have placed great emphasis on the development of technical and management education.
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) an apex body at the national level supported by its Regional Committees, Boards of Studies, has been entrusted with the responsibility of coordinated development of technical education and maintenance of prescribed standards.
The All India Council for Technical Education is vested with the statutory authority for planning, formulation of norms and standards, accreditation, funding of priority areas, monitoring and evaluation, maintaining parity of certification and awards and ensuring co-ordinated and integrated development of technical and management studies.
This handbook highlights various schemes/programmes of the AICTE and other agencies which will prove of immense help to all technical institutions, diploma level institutions, polytechnics, pharmacy colleges and universities.
The book should prove useful to principals, universities and college teachers, librarians, research scholars and educational administrators who want to benefit from the various schemes of the All India Council for Technical Education, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
Eversince its inception in the year 1993 the All India Council of Technical Education has been responsible for maintaining standards and quality in the field of technical education. It is due to these institutions that the country is being considered nowadays as an emerging world power. Especially in the field of science, technology and management." (jacket)