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THE ALL INDIA COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION ACT, 1987

Title : THE ALL INDIA COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION ACT, 1987

Year : 1987

(Act No. 52 Of 1987)
[23rd December, 1987]

PREAMBLE

An Act to provide for the establishment of an All India Council for Technical Education with a view to the proper planning and coordinated development of the technical education system throughout the country, the promotion of qualitative improvements of such education hi relation to planned quantitative growth, and the regulation and proper maintenance of norms and standards in the technical education system and for matters connected therewith.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Thirty-eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-



(1 ) This Act may be called The All India Council for Technical Education Act, 1987.

(2 ) It shall come into force on such date1*as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

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1. 28-03-1988

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In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Commission" means the University Grants Commission established under section 4 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956;

(b) "Council" means the All India Council for Technical Education established under section 3;

(c) "Fund" means the fund of the Council constituted under section 16;

(d) "Member" means a member of the Council and includes the Chairman and Vice-Chairman;

(e) "Prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;

(f) "Regulations" means regulations made under this Act;

(g) "Technical education" means programmes of education, research and training in engineering technology, architecture, town planning, management, pharmacy and applied arts and crafts and such other programme or areas as the Central Government may, in consultation with the Council, by notification in the Official Gazette, declare;

(h) "Technical institution" means an institution, not being a University, which offers courses or programmes of technical education, and shall include such other institutions as the Central Government may, in consultation with the Council, by notification in the Offi¬cial Gazette, declare as technical institutions;

(i) ''University" means a University defined under clause (f) of section 2 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and includes an institution deemed to be a University under section 3 of that Act.

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