277 Fake Engineering Colleges In India, 17 in Bihar
In the list of fake college Delhi is in top list, Telangana in the second spot with 35 colleges and West Bengal on number three with 27 colleges
India has 277 fake colleges offering engineering and technical courses, the Centre informed the Lok Sabha on Monday. In the list of fake college Delhi is in top list with 66 fake college, Telangana in the second spot with 35 colleges and West Bengal on number three with 27 colleges.
Karnataka has 23 such fake engineering colleges, followed by Uttar Pradesh which has 22.
The information was presented in the Lok Sabha by Minister of State Human Resource Development Satya Pal Singh while replying to questions by three MPs – P Nagarajan of the Anna India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), Laxman Giluwa and Rama Devi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Outlining the details of action taken by the Centre against these colleges, Singh said that the concerned state has been asked to shut down the colleges.
“The Institutions conducting unapproved courses are directed from time to time through Public Notices and individual letters under intimation to concerned state government to seek AICTE approval for conducting of technical education programmes or to close them down,” he said.