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277: List of fake engineering colleges in India

By Deepika

New Delhi, Aug 1: There are 277 fake engineering colleges in India. Delhi tops the list with 66, followed by Telangana (35) and West Bengal( 27). This was revealed in a report that was tabled in the Lok Sabha by Minister of State Human Resource Development Satya Pal Singh.

277: List of fake engineering colleges in India

The list also includes 23 colleges in Karnataka, 22 colleges in Uttar Pradesh, 18 colleges in Haryana, 16 colleges in Maharashtra, 11 in Tamil Nadu.

The instances of engineering colleges running their courses without the approval of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) have come to the notice of the government, mentioned Singh in a written reply to Lok Sabha. The institutions have also been directed to take necessary AICTE approval, else they will be shut down.

Fake engineering colleges in India

  • Delhi- 66
  • Telangana- 35
  • West Bengal- 27
  • Karnataka- 23
  • Uttar Pradesh- 22
  • Himachal Pradesh- 18
  • Bihar- 17
  • Maharashtra- 16
  • Tamil Nadu- 11
  • Gujarat- 8
  • Andhra Pradesh- 7
  • Chandigarh- 7
  • Punjab- 5
  • Rajasthan- 3
  • Uttarakhand- 3

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