Tuesday, April 29, 2008
IIT set to double fee to Rs 2 lakh
After the approval of Council of IITs, IIT, Kanpur planning to raise the fee.At present a BTech student has to pay Rs 13,500 as semester fee, which is being raised to Rs 25,000 per semester. The total will work out to Rs 2 lakh, in place of the current Rs 1.08 lakh, an increase of almost 100 per cent.The MTech two-year course fee is being raised to Rs 25,000 per semester. An MTech student has to appear for four semesters over two years. Similarly, the fee for MBA, and Master of Design too has been raised to Rs 25,000 per semester. For the MSc and PhD programmes too, plans are afoot to double the fee.