AICTE New Model Curriculum (Syllabus): The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has revised curriculum for engineering and technical courses across the country. The new curriculum was launched by Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar.
AICTE New Model Curriculum (Syllabus) For 1st Year UG Degree Courses in Engineering & Technology
Under the revamped curriculum, the number of credits required for theory has been reduced to 160 from 220. It has also been made mandatory that 14 out of 160 credits will be for summer internship.
General, Course structure & Theme
Semester-wise credit distribution
A. Definition of Credit:-
- 1 Hr. Lecture (L) per week: 1 credit
- 1 Hr. Tutorial (T) per week: 1 credit
- 1 Hr. Practical (P) per week: 0.5 credits
- 2 Hours Practical(Lab)/week: 1 credit
B. Range of credits:
A range of credits from 150 to 160 for a student to be eligible to get Under Graduate degree in Engineering. A student will be eligible to get Under Graduate degree with Honours or additional Minor Engineering, if he/she completes an additional 20 credits. These could be acquired through MOOCs.
C. Structure of Undergraduate Engineering program:-
D. Credit distribution in the First year of Undergraduate Engineering program:
ENGINEERING SCIENCE COURSES
- Basic Electrical Engineering
- Engineering Graphics & Design
- Programming for Problem Solving
HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES INCLUDING MANAGEMENT
Mandatory Induction Program
3 weeks duration
- Physical activity
- Creative Arts
- Universal Human Values
- Proficiency Modules
- Lectures by Eminent People
- Visits to local Areas
- Familiarization to Dept./Branch & Innovations
All the Affiliating universities were asked to constitute consultation committees and make suitable changes in curriculum every year.