Hyderabad: The National Council for Teachers Education informed the High Court that the Supreme Court would hear its plea to transfer all petitions filed in High Courts challenging an amendment that makes it mandatory for the educational institutions to obtain accreditation from the council, on September 8.
The amendment was made to Regulation 8(3) of the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Amendment Regulations, 2017 .
This was informed by NCTE counsel Ramakanth Reddy to a division bench comprising acting Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Justice J. Uma Devi, when it was hearing batch of petitions challenging the amendment.
He said the last date for payment of Rs 1.5 lakh fee for accreditation was extended to October 31 and urged the court to adjourn the hearing. The court posted the case to September 11....