GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Human Resources Development
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 349
TO BE ANSWERED ON 07.07.2009
Activities of Management Institutes .
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) whether Government is aware of a number of leading management institutions in the country that are allegedly misleading potential students by claiming on overstating alliances with international universities and mis-stating placement records;
(b) whether Government has received any complaints in this regard; and
(c) the steps Government has taken or proposes to take to regulate such institutions ?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SMT. D. PURANDESWARI)
(a) to (c) : As per information furnished by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), out of 69 institutions running with Foreign Collaboration without AICTE Approval, 30 institutions are running management programmes. The list of such unapproved institutions is available on AICTE’s website www.aicte.ernet.in. The Public Notices are issued in leading newspapers cautioning students against these unapproved institutions. AICTE have also issued show cause notices to such institutions for running unapproved programmes. AICTE has intimated that they do not have any specific complaint / information about some leading management institutions in the country allegedly misleading potential students by claiming or overstating alliances with international universities and mis-stating placement records.