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NBA accreditation must for polytechnics in state

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, October 01, 2013
First Published: 18:40 IST(1/10/2013) | Last Updated: 18:44 IST(1/10/2013)

The Haryana government has decided to make it mandatory for all polytechnics in the state to have accreditation by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) to ensure quality in education.

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An official spokesperson of Haryana State Board of Technical Education (HSBTE) said in a release on Tuesday that the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), union ministry of human resource development was in the process of making accreditation mandatory at national level by the NBA.

He said that accreditation by the NBA was a quality assurance scheme for all professional courses in technical education and it was open to all institutions in engineering and technology, management, architecture, pharmacy, hotel management and catering technology, town and country planning, applied arts and crafts.

The spokesperson said that the technical education department had recently organised one-day workshop on the subject of 'NBA accreditation' at the National Institute of Technical Teacher Training and Research (NITTTR) Chandigarh in which 108 participants from engineering colleges and polytechnics from Haryana had participated.


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