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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      #158 vinay 2015-01-21 13:46
      sir i had taked admission in TFWS quota
      can i left my college after first year to take admission in IIT OR NIT
       
       
      #157 vinay 2015-01-21 13:42
      i had taked admission in tfws quota
      can i left my college after first year to take admission IIT orNIT
       
       
      #156 amit lakhani 2015-01-12 16:15
      dear sir,
      i want to know about engineering courses offered by tfws scheme.
       
       
      #155 devendra choudhary 2014-12-23 17:06
      sir I have tfws seat in 1st round allotment but 2nd round without change in collage and branch my TFS seat had gone .
      why?
       
       
      #154 Yede Nitesh Madhukar 2014-12-03 04:32
      Dear sir , I am confuse about this sceme let someone student admission through this seat and in first year their one or two subject to be back then their tfws sceme are remain steel or cancle.
       
       
      #153 Yede Nitesh Madhukae 2014-12-03 04:28
      I am confuse about this sceme let someone student admission through this seat and in first year their one or two subject to be back then their tfws sceme are remain steel or cancle.
       
       
      #152 juliet 2014-11-20 01:08
      I got a supplementary paper in my third semester. ..will that affect my tuition fee wavier of AICTE
       
       
      #151 Rabindra 2014-11-14 14:01
      Dear Sir, I have taken admission & paid 1lac towards the fees.What will be the benefit I have ti get ? There is no separation / details of fees declared in the brochure .what we have to do ? To whom I have to appeal ? Kindly reply as described in SL122.
      Rabindra