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NITs double fees for 2014 session

Tuition fee hike
Delhi, (India): The National Institute of Technologies (NITs) have declared almost a 100% hike in annual fees in keeping with the recommendations of a standing committee under the NIT council last year.  

So the new academic year for the engineering aspirants does not seem to be happy as the National Institute of Technologies (NITs) across the country have declared almost 100% hike in annual fee.  

NITP director Asok De confirmed to various media that fees for undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as BTech, MCA and MTech have been raised to Rs70,000 for a year from Rs38,000 till last year.

The non-reserved category has also not been spared as no changes have been made for students of reserved category such as SCs and STs. The IITs increased tuition fees last year for undergraduate programme from Rs50,000 to Rs90,000. The Union HRD ministry issued a directive related to fee enhancement in the NITs on May 5 this year. The fees for MBA and five-year MSc programmes will depend on the discretion of the NITs concerned. 

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