With a view to further strengthen the National Institutes of Technology (NITs), the Council of NITs in its 9th meeting held on 1st October, 2015 deliberated on the proposal of adopting a funding mechanism for creation of Capital Assets, Research Grants and covering of recurring expenditure through enhancement of fees of students.
The Council after detailed deliberation unanimously decided to enhance the tuition fee being charged by the NITs from existing ~70,000- to ~1,25,000
1- Per student per annum from the ensuing academic year. 2. The Chairperson of the Council of NITs has approved rev1s1on of tuition fee in the NITs to ~1,25,0001- per student per annum from the academic year 2016 - 2017, subject to t he following for protecting the interests of the socially and economically backward students:-
(a) The SCI ST I PH students shall get complete fee waiver. (b) The most economically backward students (whose family income is less than ~1.00 lakh per annum) shall get f ull remission of the fee. (c) The other economically backward students (whose family income is between ~1.00 lakh to ~5.00 lakh per annum) shall get remission of 2/3rd of the fee. (d) The revised fee would be applicable for students taking admission starting from academic year 2016 - 2017 onwards.
The students currently studying I got admitted prior to academic session 2016 - 2017 would continue to pay the existing rates. ...contd./- -: 2 :- 3.
The revision of fee is in accordance with provisions under Section 32 (2) (b) of National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research Act, 2007 and 37 (i) of t he First Statutes, which empowers the Council to determine the fees which shall be common for all NITs. 4.
The NITs are requested to charge the common fee as per recommendations of the Council of NITs from the academic year 2016 - 2017. 5. This issues with the approval of the competent authority. To Directors of all the 31 NITs _ Copy for information to:- (i) PS to Hon'ble HRM. (ii) PS to Hon'ble MOS (HRD ). (iii) PSO to Secretary (HE), MHRD. (iv) PSO to AS (TE), MHRD. (v) PSO to JS (NITs), MHRD. (vi) PS to JS & FA, MHRD. (vii) Chairman, CSAB- 2016. (viii) Web Master, MHRD. (ix) Guard File. [Sanjee Director ( ITs) Tel: 23070186