AICTE’S TFWS SCHEME MADE MANDATORY FOR ALL TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS

AICTE’s TFWS scheme made mandatory for all Technical Institutions

Tuition fee waiver scheme (TFWS) of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will be made mandatory in all the technical colleges. This scheme is for economically backward students including women and also for handicapped students.

This scheme was followed from April 2007 and it allowed a institutions like engineering, hospitality and pharmacy colleges to admit students under tuition fee waiver schemes in addition to the sanctioned number of students. If the From the next academic year, Tuition fee waiver scheme (TFWS) of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will be made mandatory in all the technical colleges. This scheme is for economically backward students including women and also for handicapped students.

This scheme was followed from April 2007 and it allowed a institutions like engineering, hospitality and pharmacy colleges to admit students under tuition fee waiver schemes in addition to the sanctioned number of students. If the number of sanctioned intake of students is 60, then 10 percent of seats can be filled under TFWS by the college.

This was not mandatory till now. It was upto the college to decide whether to take students under the scheme or not. Now AICTE is making it mandatory and it has reduced the number of students’ intake under TFWS scheme from 10% to 5%.

This was already followed in Maharashtra from academic year 2008-2009. From 2010-2011 the directorate of technical education (DTE), Maharashtra made the scheme mandatory for all government institutions. Now AICTE has made all institutions whether government or private to take students under TFWS.

This scheme was part of many other changes in AICTE norms which are to be followed from academic year 2011-2012. Kapil Sibal, the HRD minister announced these changes recently including the norms for opening new technical institutions.

As per the new norms, XII students who have studied vocational or technical subjects from the state board can secure lateral entry to second-year diploma courses. Also, BSc degree holders can get second-year lateral entry to the engineering course and they will have additional subjects like engineering graphics and engineering mechanics.

Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme (TFW)

1) Scheme shall be applicable to all approved technical Institutions offering Bachelor Programs, diploma and post diploma program of Three/Four years duration.

2) Seats Up to Maximum 5% of sanctioned intake per course shall be available for these admissions. These seats shall be supernumerary in nature.

3) The competent Authority for admission shall be the same as for regular admissions

4) The scheme shall be mandatory for all institutions approved by the council

Eligibility

1) Sons and daughters of parents whose annual income is less than Rs.2.50 lakhs from all sources shall only be eligible for seats under this scheme

2) The waiver is limited to the tuition fee as approved by the state level fee committee for self financing institutions and by the government for the Government and Government Aided Institutions. All other fee except tuition fees will have to be paid by the beneficiary

Procedure for Grant of Approval

1) The waiver is limited ot the tuition fee as approved by the state level fee committee for self financing institutions and by the government for the Government and Government Aided Institutions. All other fee except tuition fees will have to be paid by the beneficiary

2) The competent Authority for admission shall be the same as for regular admissions and up to 5% of its sanctioned intake per course shall be available for these admissions. These seats shall be supernumerary in nature

Admission Procedure

1) Under this scheme, up to 5% of sanctioned intake per course shall be available for these admissions. These seats shall be supernumerary in Nature

2) The competent authority to effect these admission is the state Government or its designated Authority.

3) In the event of non-availability of students in this category the same shall not be given to any other category of applications

4) State Admission authority shall invite applications under this category, make a separate merit list for this category and effect admissions on the basis of the merit list so generated

5) The institutions shall publish in their brochure and web site the details of this scheme.

6) Competent Authority for admission shall submit a separate list of the students admitted under this category to the institute to which they are admitted for compliance.

7) A letter in this respect shall be issued by the competent authority for admission to each beneficiary student admitted under this scheme and he/she shall not be allowed to change institution/course under any circumstance.

8) The institutions shall also display information regarding admitted candidates in their web sites for information to the students and other stakeholders.


Last Updated on Saturday, 21 July 2012 05:50

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#151 Rajan 2014-11-12 07:07
I m belonging from TFW quota and having 3 supplementaries in 1st sem btech . Is scholarship will be still for me or not
 
 
#150 Totan chakraborty 2014-10-05 09:13
I want to get it.
 
 
#149 sumit biswas 2014-08-22 19:51
SIR I get admission in a private college with tfw scheme.... Now I want to take admission in another college with tfw scheme... Is it possible??? Please inform me ASAP....

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#148 Rohit Sharma 2014-08-20 14:07
Hi,
I got admission in TFWS.
What if I fail in a subject in a semester? Will the TWFS be revoked>
 
 
#147 sohel 2014-08-19 14:53
sir ,
tfws is not applicable direct second year degree so what can i do
pls help me
 
 
#146 Pooja beek 2014-08-17 07:16
Is this TFWS scheme applicable for direct second year engg.?
 
 
#145 KABITA SARDAR 2014-08-08 11:22
i want to direct admission in second year for be in E.C.E . i got 76.4% in diploma . i am an s.c candidate and my annual income is42000. my jelet rank is-4086 as general. can i get tfws facilities? plz reaply me sir???
 
 
#144 KABITA SARDAR 2014-08-08 11:12
SIR CAN I GET TFWS FACILITY ? I WANT TO ADMISSION DIRECT SECOND YEAR FOR BE IN E.C.E. I GOT 76.4% IN DIPLOMA . PLZ REAPLY ME SIR? MY JELET RANK IS 4086 AS GENERAL. I AM A S.C CANDIDATE AND MY ANNUAL INCOME IS 42000.
 
 
#143 sumit 2014-08-08 08:14
if i am fail in t.e then may tfws admision continue or not?
 
 
#142 Rahul 2014-07-31 10:03
Is tfws facility available for direct 2nd year admission .pls rply fast
 
 
#141 Pankaj Inamdar 2014-07-29 05:49
is tfws facility is available for direct second year engineering?? plz sir reply fast..
 
 
#140 sujata 2014-07-25 09:56
respected sir,
is tfws facility is available for direct second year engineering?? plz sir reply fast..
 
 
#139 karsh soni 2014-07-22 15:39
My quetion is tfws related l get Admisson in tfws so I can part in reshuffling pls sir reply fast
 
 
#138 karsh soni 2014-07-20 13:09
My merit no is10224 pls reply me I m qwalify for twfs entrence
 
 
#137 Ashwa Ghosh 2014-07-18 11:39
Respected,Sir
Can i put the choice code for TFWS as well as general category for the same or different colleges in the online option form for engg admissions through cap round? Please reply soon.
 
 
#136 Ashutosh 2014-07-18 10:41
for what are the high cort general codes n for whom n can i apply or give 2 codes of the same college one of tfws n one general one plzzzz reply soon
 
 
#135 Ashutosh 2014-07-18 10:38
can i give two codes of the same college one general n one of tfws and what is the use of the highcourt general codes for whom are they and plzzzzz let me know soon plzzzz
 
 
#134 sangram 2014-07-17 08:38
sir . i applied for tfws sets in first round of BE cap. can i not appile tfws for second round?
 
 
#133 vipin mahor 2014-07-15 16:35
to get benefit of TFW scheme if one get backlog in any subject during semester then what happened
 
 
#132 Arpit 2014-07-14 10:05
Hi Akshay, in tfws quota your tuition fees gets reduced. For example if a college has 120000 fees then around 1 lakh is the tuition fees so it will be waived and u have to pay only 20000. Type for the question. I hope u would be satisfied.
 
 
#131 akshay 2014-07-14 08:00
will fees reduce in this scheme? if yes then up to how much?
 
 
#130 Chintu 2014-07-14 04:13
TFWS merit no. is state level or University level........?
 
 
#129 kokate m.s 2014-07-13 06:02
respected sir,
can i put the choice code for TFWS as well as
general category for the same/different
colleges in the online option form for engg
admissions?
I am studying in Second year mechanical engg.
i want to ask u that ...can it possible to get
tfws now....in this year? my financial condition
is so week...i am unable to pay the fees of my
college..i have valid reason behind it...
can u help me?
 
 
#128 ankush 2014-07-12 18:16
Why TFWS seats are not alloted in direct second year engineering admission ?
 
 
#127 maninder singh 2014-07-12 15:16
can i put the choice code for TFWS as well as general category for the same/different colleges in the online option form for engg admissions? thanx :)
 
 
#126 pratik 2014-07-12 06:42
Hi arthi, yes ofcourse income certificate is mandatory for tfws application because that is the only proof that u have income according to prescription by government. Hope u would have been satisfied.thank you
 
 
#125 arthi 2014-07-12 05:20
iam going to anna universityfor b.e counselling i have applied for AICTE SCHEME is income certificate necessary for applying under that scheme
 
 
#124 Shraddha Gaonkar 2014-07-11 09:19
respected sir,
I am studying in Second year mechanical engg. i want to ask u that ...can it possible to get tfws now....in this year? my financial condition is so week...i am unable to pay the fees of my college..i have valid reason behind it...
can u help me?
 
 
#123 Arpit 2014-07-09 15:12
hi rabindra. yes ofcourse deemed universities like ICT which comes under gov come under scheme.payment can be found out from college brochure. I hope u would b satisfied.. Thank you for asking question
 
 
#122 Rabindra 2014-07-09 12:34
Sir ,Can I admited in Deemed university under TFW scheme .? If yes,they have not mentioned the fees in detail .How can I able to know the tution fee which can be waived out? plz reply soon.

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R.K.Sahoo