Hyderabad:The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, on Wednesday moved the High Court challenging an order of a single-judge granted in favour of certain private engineering colleges directing the Eamcet convener to notify and make admissions to the full capacity sanctioned by the All India Council for Technical Education for the academic year 2014-15.
On August 25, a single judge passed two orders pertaining to engineering admissions. In one case, the judge directed that the JNTU allow 174 colleges for the ongoing Web counselling, and in another case, he directed the convener to notify the full intake capacity of 27 colleges and allow them for the counselling.
The JNTU, however, said that it had reduced the intake capacity of students in 27 colleges proportionately to maintain teacher and student ratio as required under regulations to maintain proper academic standards.
The varsity, represented by its Registrar, submitted that the intake capacity of the colleges was reduced, based on the inspection report furnished by the University fact finding committee for affiliation, which found lack of qualified faculty to teach the students of engineering both at the graduate and post graduate levels....