Thursday, July 24, 2008
ENGINEERING EDUCATION IN UP
There are 286 technical colleges in the UTTAR PRADESH educating about 66,024 students from different parts of the country.About 40 new engineering and management colleges have got affiliation from the Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) to launch various graduate and post-graduate level technical courses in the state. Out of them, 32 are in the Kanpur-Lucknow region.The Krishna Group of Institutions has set up two new engineering colleges, of which one is for girls apart from one management college. The owners of Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology (PSIT) are also beginning a new campus.The Kanpur city, which already boasts of an IIT, is set to get another 17 technical colleges. The city presently has about ten technical colleges, which will increase to 27 from this year.