Saturday, April 05, 2008
iit fee hike issue
IIT Directors are likely to hold a meeting with the HRD Ministry soon on the fee hike issue.After the recent increase in fees by IIMs, the IITs have sought to double their fees. The proposed fee structure, once accepted, will be implemented in the seven IITs. Over 4,000 students are admitted to the IITs at Kharagpur, Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati and Roorkee every year.The Standing Committee of the IIT Council headed by C N R Rao, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Prime Minister, has in its recommendations submitted recently suggested urgent revision of fees.