Technical education in India contributes a major share to the overall education system and plays a vital role in the social and economic development of India. In India, technical education is imparted at various levels such as: craftsmanship, diploma, degree, post-graduate and research in specialized fields, catering to various aspects of technological development and economic progress
The statutory All India Council for Technical Education was established on May 12, 1988 with a view to proper planning and coordinated development of technical education system throughout the country, the promotion of qualitative improvement of such education in 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.
The purview of AICTE (the Council) covers programmes of technical education including training and research in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Town Planning, Management, Pharmacy, Applied Arts and Crafts, Hotel Management and Catering Technology etc. at different levels.
At present, there are over 2000 colleges offering undergraduate and postgraduate engineering courses in various disciplines with an intake of about 500,000 students per year.Indian Technical Education System is recognised worldwide for its quality. Over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies recruit from Indian campuses regularly.Indian education offers the wide range of courses