The colleges that are on the verge of shutting down are now banking on skill development. They are hoping to use their physical infrastructure for starting skill development courses. “We have a building in place. But year on year, we failed to get the expected number of students. So we have applied for a closure. We will try to start a skill initiative,”said a functionary of an engineering college in Uttar Pradesh on the grounds of anonymity. The college does not plan to open admission for BTech this year.

Rohinee Singh

<!– /.block –>TOP <!– /.block –>
Call drops: Trai asks telcos to pay Rs 800 crore as compensation to consumers <!– /.block –>
<!– /.block –>
<!– /.block –>
<!– /.block –>
Also ReadIndiaBengaluru madrassa teacher arrested for links with al-QaedaIndiaMPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warningsIndiaFTII row: I&B ministry comes up with two compromise formulas, cuts no ice with studentsIndiaMufti Mohammad Sayeed: A master politician who tried to nurture true Indian constituency in KashmirIndiaIn death Mufti Mohammad Sayeed replies to debate over Jammu and Kashmir flagIndiaIncredible India: Amitabh Bachchan most likely to be new mascot <!– /.block –>

<!– /#sidebar-second –>Infra, SMEs to drive demand for SCV segment: Pravin Shah<!– /.block –>Call drops: Trai asks telcos to pay Rs 800 crore as compensation to consumers<!– /.block –> <!– /#content_bottom –>
<!– /11440465/DNA_Article_Desktop_970x90_BTF –><!– /.block –><!– /11440465/DNA_Article_Tablet_728x90_BTF –><!– /.block –> <!– /#bottom_bar –>

<!– footer start –>

Partner site: Zee News
©2016 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd.

<!– footer end –><!– ExpCom CGP –>


Hard to find takers, over a thousand Indian colleges apply for closure