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AICTE introduces credit framework for engineering courses

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All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has introduced the Unified Credit Framework National Higher Equation Qualification Framework (NHEQF)/National Skill Qualification Framework (NSEF) for enactment in all the AICTE-approved Technical universities/Institutions to line up the goal of NEP-2020.  is a national-level body for technical education, under the Department of Higher Education.

The introduction of the NHEQF will ensure that the student is employable upon quitting from their education. It will provide the Higher Educational Institutions with a sense of clarity about a student’s educational progression every time a student would want to pick up the studies from where they stopped.

After the completion of the 12th standard, a student will receive 4 credits. On completion of a four-year under-graduation program, a student will receive 6 credits and after a PhD, 8 credits will be awarded to the students.

The further breakup of Unified Credit Levels for Engineering and Technology Education can be found in the circular released by the AICTE via a tweet.