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AICTE

Norms & Requirements for Engineering, Architecture, MBA & Pharmacy Colleges from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)


Norms for Intake and Number of Courses/ Divisions in a new Technical Institution:  

Diploma/ Post Diploma Level :

Sl. No.  Programme Intake per Division 

Maximum number of Diploma/

Post Diploma Certificate Course(s)

Division(s) allowed in an Technical Institution

(First Shift only) 

Course(s)/ Division(s)  Maximum Intake allowed
i Engineering and Technology 60 5 300
ii Pharmacy 60 1 60
iii Architecture and Planning      
  a. Architecture 40 2 80
iv Applied    Arts,    Crafts    and
Design
     
  a. Applied Arts and Crafts 30 3 90
  b. Design 30 3 90
  Hotel     Management     and
Catering Technology
60 3 180

Under Graduate Level :
 

Sl. No.  Programme Intake per Division 

Maximum number of

Under Graduate Course(s)/

Division(s) allowed in Technical Institution

(First Shift only) 

Course(s)/ Division(s)   Maximum Intake allowed 
i Engineering and Technology 60 5 300
ii Pharmacy 60 2 100
iii Architecture and Planning      
  a. Architecture 40 4 160
  b. Planning 40 3 120
iv Applied     Arts,     Crafts     and Design      
  a. Applied Arts and Crafts 30 3 90
  b. Design 30 5 150
B Hotel       Management       and
Catering Technology
60 3 180

3.3 Post Graduate Diploma/ Post Graduate Degree Level 

Sl.
No.
Programme Intake per Division

Maximum number of

Post Graduate Division(s

allowed in an Institution

(First Shift only)

Course(s)/ Division(s) Maximum Intake
allowed
i Engineering and Technology 30* 1 30
ii Pharmacy      
  a. M.Pharm. 15** 1 15
b. Pharm.D. 30 1 30
c. Pharm.D. (Post 10 1 10
Baccalaureate)      
iii Architecture and Planning      
  a. Architecture 20 3 60
b. Planning 30* 1 30
         
iv Applied     Arts,     Crafts     and Design
a. Applied Arts and Crafts
b. Design

 

30
15


3
3

90

45

v Hotel       Management       and
Catering Technology
30 3 90
vi MCA 60 3 180
vii Management 60 5 300

Minimum of 18 seats in steps of 6 up to maximum 30 **  Minimum of 6 seats in steps of 3 up to a maximum of 15  
 
Note: One Division with Collaboration and Twinning is permissible in each Programme 
 
3.4 Private Limited or Public Limited Company/ Industry Establishing Diploma/ Under Graduate Degree/ Post Graduate Degree (MCA/ Management) Institution  

 a. New Technical Institution in Engineering and Technology/ Pharmacy/ Architecture and Planning/ Applied Arts, Crafts and Design/ Hotel Management and Catering Technology/ MCA/ Management established by a Private Limited or Public Limited Company/ Industry having turnover of at least ?100 Crore per year for previous 3 years shall be eligible for application and granted approval for Intake as above following due procedure as specified in the Approval Process Handbook. 

 b. The Institution set up by such a Private Limited or Public Limited Company/ Industry shall be governed by the norms as specified in Chapter I of Approval Process Handbook. 

 c. Private Limited or Public Limited Company/ Industry Establishing Diploma/ Under Graduate Degree/ Post Graduate Degree Institution shall choose any Course from Appendix 2 with Intake not exceeding the maximum as above and in any combination in the same Programme. 

 d. Built-up area, Faculty: Student ratio and other requirements shall be fulfilled as specified in the Approval Process Handbook.   

Appendix 4 
 
4.0 Norms for Land requirement and Built-up Area for the Technical Institutions 
 
4.1 Land Requirements for the Technical Institutions 

  Land Area requirement in Acre 
Programme 

Diploma/ Post

Diploma Programmes 

Programmes 
Under Graduate 

Institutions offering

ONLY Post Graduate

Programmes

(MCA/ Post Graduate Diploma/ MBA) 

  Mega and Metro*  urban  rural Mega and Metro*  urban  rural Mega and Metro*  urban rural
Engineering and Technology  $ 1.5 4.0 $ 2.5 7.5 - - -
Pharmacy  $ 0.75 2.0 $ 0.75 2.0 - - -
Architecture and Plannin             - - -
a. Architecture- $ 1.0 2.0 $ 1.0 2.0 - - -
b. Planning - - - $ 1.0 2.0 - - -
Applied Arts, Crafts and Design             - - -
a. Applied Arts and Crafts  $ 0.5 1.5 $ 0.5 1.5 - - -
b. Design - - - $ 1.0 2.0 - - -
Hotel Management and Catering Technology  $ 1.0 2.0 $ 1.0 2.0 - - -
MCA  - - - - - - $ 0.5 1.0
Management  - - - - - - $ 0.5 1.0

Mega and Metro Cities: Greater Mumbai (UA), Delhi (UA) and Kolkata (UA), Chennai (UA) Bangalore (UA), Hyderabad (UA), Ahmedabad (UA), Pune (UA), Surat (UA) as per the Census of India 2011 (UA- Urban Agglomeration).  
 $For the Land area requirements the following conditions need to be adhered:  

 a. The Built-up area requirements as specified in the Approval Process Handbook (which is in-force) are adhered to. 

 b. The Built-up area, achieved, has to be approved by the concerned Development Authority as per the latest Building Bye-Laws (Development Controls) in that City. A copy of certified Building ByeLaws be made available by the Applicant Institution. Copy of the approved Plan from local statutory body and the completion Plan along with the Completion Certificate from the same body, be also provided. The provisional Occupancy Certificate shall be considered only for 2 consecutive Academic Years; after two years the only afore-mentioned Completion Certificate and Completion Plan shall be considered for continuance of approval. 

 c. Fire and life Safety Certificate from Fire Department of the concerned State is to be taken before submitting the application at AICTE. 

 d. Additional Course(s)/Programme(s), in future can be allowed subject to the availability of Builtup areas as per FSI (FAR). However, if the additional construction is to be undertaken in the existing Building, then Structural Stability Certificate and Certificate of Safe Foundation to be provided by a Structural Engineer having a Master’s Degree with specialization in Structural Engineering.  

 e. Competent Authority has to certify that the place is located in Mega and Metro/ Urban/ Rural areas.  

f. The Land area required in the Mega and Metro Cities shall be calculated on the basis of the requirements as per AICTE norms for carpet area and the Municipal Corporation Bye-Laws. However, the total Built-up area is to be calculated for the entire duration of the Course with mandatory prior sanctions and approvals from Competent Authority for the entire proposal. 
 
#The Land area required in Urban/ Rural shall be in a maximum of TWO plots. The Academic, Instructional, Administrative and Amenities area shall be in one plot not less than 1.5 Acre. The aerial distance between the plots shall not exceed 2 km. The remaining Land shall only be utilized for sporting Infrastructure/ Hostel/ Staff accommodation and related educational activities of the Institution. 
 
Considering the hilly nature of Land in North Eastern States and the hilly regions of States such as Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir or any area in any State declared as hilly by the concerned Government, Land shall be made available in 3 pieces which are not away from each other by more than 2 Km. 
 
Note: a. Starting other educational Course(s)/ Institutions (Technical/ Non-Technical) in the surplus Land arising out of the prevailing/ reduced norms of Land requirement is permissible. Further such surplus Land shall be used as per the Land use Certificate given to the Trust/ Society/ Company by the concerned authority, subject to such Course(s)/ Institutions having their own facilities to conduct such Programmes without sharing the essential facilities, such as Class Room, Laboratory etc. with the already approved Technical Institution. However, Common Amenities such as Canteen, Auditorium, Playground, Parking, etc. may be shared, provided it caters to all the students of all the Programmes.  
 
b. Diploma and Degree Pharmacy Programme shall be permitted to run in the same Institution with the same Land area. 
 
c. For an Institution established prior to 1994, the Land requirement should be fulfilled as per the norms existed thereon for the Programme(s)/ Course(s)/ Divisions applied. In case of any deviation from those norms, the Institution has to adhere to the existing norms at the time of seeking Extension of Approval. 

 d. For an Institution established after 1994, the Land requirement should be fulfilled as per AICTE norms existing at the time of establishment of the Institution for the Programme(s)/ Course(s)/ Divisions applied thereon. In case of any deviation from those norms, the Institution has to adhere to the existing norms at the time of seeking Extension of Approval.  

 e. If the Institution (c or d) had been given approval for more Programme(s)/ Course(s)/ Divisions later, the Land requirements as per the corresponding AICTE norms should be fulfilled. Annexure 12 of Approval Process Handbook gives Land Requirements as per AICTE norms during the previous years.  
 
4.2 Minimum Built-up Area Requirements 

 a.  The Institution area is divided into, Instructional area (INA, carpet area in m2), Administrative area (ADA, carpet area in m2), Amenities area (AMA, carpet area in m2). 

 b. Access and Circulation Area (ACA) is around 25% of Built-up Area. 

 c. Total Built-up area in m2 is equal to (INA+ADA+AMA) + (ACA). 

 d. For Post Graduate Programmes, Administrative area of Under Graduate Programmes may be shared. 

 e. Institutions shall have the Barrier free environment and Sports facilities as specified in the Chapter VI of Approval Process Handbook. 
 
 4.2.1 Instructional Area (Carpet Area) in m2 

 A. Engineering and Technology (Under Graduate/ Post Graduate Degree) Institutions 

  Number of Rooms required Carpet Area in mper Room
Class Rooms Total Number of Divisions x 0.75 66/ 33*
Tutorial Rooms+ 25% of total Class Room 33
Laboratory for First Year 4 (which includes 2 Laboratories
for Basic sciences)
66
Laboratory other than First Year 2 per Course per Year 66
Laboratory for Post Graduate Courses 1 per Course 66
1 Research Laboratory 66
Workshop# 1 200
Additional Laboratory/ Workshop for
“X” Category Courses
1 200
Drawing Hall# 1 132
Computer Centre# 1 150
Seminar Hall 1 132
Library++ 1 400
Language Laboratory+ 1 66

For Courses having more than 2 Divisions, additional Laboratories equivalent to the required number on pro rata basis for the said Courses shall be created. 
 
* Applicable for Post Graduate Course only. 
 
+ Language Laboratory shall have a minimum of 20 Computers with appropriate Software. Additional Laboratory required, if number of Divisions >5. 
 
++ Additional Library area of 50 m2 per 60 Students beyond 420 “Approved Intake”. 
 
“X” Category Courses such as Mechanical, Production, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Textile, Marine, Aeronautical and Allied Courses shall require an Additional Laboratory/ Workshop. 
 
# Drawing Halls, Computer Centres and Workshops to be created as given below: 

Approved Intake      Computer Centre     Workshop          Drawing Hall
Up to 600 1 1 1
601-1200  2 2 2
Infrastructure Requirement shall be calculated on pro rata basis for “Approved Intake” greater than 1200 

Additional Laboratories to be created (if required) as per Curriculum of the concerned affiliating University. 
 
Under Graduate Laboratories, if shared with Post Graduate Courses shall be upgraded to meet requirements of Post Graduate Curriculum. 
 
The Institution shall have one Smart Class Room/ Course with LCD projector, Smart Board, Internet Connection, etc. 
 
Seminar Hall shall have proper furnishing and equipment such as LCD projector, Smart Board, PA system and Executive Chairs. 
 
Institutions shall have MOOCS Facility Centre and Innovation/ Fab Laboratory. 

B. Engineering and Technology (Diploma/ Post Diploma) Institution 

  Number of Rooms required Carpet Area in m2 per Room 
Class Rooms Total Number of Divisions x 0.75  66
Tutorial Rooms+  25% of total Class Room 33
Laboratory for First Year 
4 (which includes 2 Laboratories for basic science)
66
Laboratory other than First Year 2 per Course per Year 66
Workshop 1 200
Additional Laboratory/ Workshop for “X” Category Courses  1 150
Drawing Hall# 1 132
Computer Centre# 1 150
Seminar Hall  1 132
Library++ 1 300
Language Laboratory+ 1 66

For Courses having more than 2 Divisions, additional Laboratories equivalent to the required number on pro rata basis for the said Courses shall be created. 
 
+Language Laboratory shall have a minimum of 20 Computers with appropriate Software. Additional Laboratory required, if number of Divisions >5. 
 
++ Additional Library area of 50 m2 per 60 Students beyond 420 “Approved Intake”. 
 
“X” Category Courses such as Mechanical, Production, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Textile, Marine, Aeronautical and Allied Courses shall require an Additional Laboratory/ Workshop. 

# Drawing Halls, Computer Centres and Workshops to be created as given below: 

Approved Intake Computer Centre  Workshop Drawing Hall 
Up to 600 1 1 1
601-1200  2 2 2

Infrastructure Requirement shall be calculated on pro rata basis for “Approved Intake” greater than 1200. 
 
Diploma Laboratories, if shared with the Under Graduate Courses shall be upgraded to meet requirements of the Under Graduate Curriculum. 
 
Additional Laboratories to be created (if required) as per Curriculum of the concerned University/ Board. 
 
The Institution shall have one Smart Class Room/ Course with LCD projector, Smart Board, Internet Connection, etc. 
 
Institutions shall have Idea Implementation Centre/ Tinkering Laboratory/ Innovation Centre. 
 
 C. Pharmacy (Diploma/ Under Graduate/ Post Graduate Degree) Institution 

  Number of Rooms required Carpet Area in m2 per Room
Class Rooms Total Number of Divisions x 0.75 66/33**
Tutorial Rooms+ 25% of total Class Room 33
Laboratory (for First Year UG) 4 75
Laboratory (for First Year Diploma) 3 75
Laboratory (other than First Year) 1 per Course per year 75
Laboratory for Post Graduate 1 per Specialization 75
Machine Room 1 75
Instrument Room (Second Year) 1 75
Animal House** 1 75
Computer Centre inclusive of Language Laboratory 1 75
Seminar Hall

1 per Under Graduate Institution 

1 per Diploma Institution 

132

132

Library 1 150

 Applicable for Post Graduate Course only. 
 
 No Tutorial Rooms required for Post Graduate Courses. 
 
 Not required for Diploma Institutions. 
 
Language Laboratory shall have a minimum of 20 Computers with appropriate Software. 
 
Seminar Hall may be shared, if Diploma and Degree Pharmacy are offered in the same Institution. 
 
For Post Graduate Programmes, Seminar Hall of respective Under Graduate Programme may be shared. 
 
Under Graduate Laboratories, if shared with Post Graduate Courses shall be upgraded to meet requirements of Post Graduate Curriculum. 
 
Diploma Laboratories, if shared with Under Graduate Courses shall be upgraded to meet requirements of Under Graduate Curriculum. 
 
Research Laboratory is to be provided with an area of 66 m2 for each Institution offering Post Graduate Courses. 
 
The Institution shall have one Smart Class Room/ Course with LCD projector, Smart Board, Internet Connection, etc. 
 
Seminar Hall shall have proper furnishing and equipment such as LCD projector, Smart board, PA system and Executive Chairs. 
 
Institutions shall have MOOCS Facility Centre and Innovation/ Fab Laboratory

D. Architecture/ Planning (Diploma/ Under Graduate/ Post Graduate Degree) Institution 

  Number of Rooms required Carpet Area in mper Room
Class Rooms Total Number of Divisions x 0.75 60/ 30**
Resource Centre 1 80
Computer Laboratory (for First Year) 1 60
Studio (other than First Year) 1 per Course per Year 120
Post Graduate Studio 2 60
Model     making     and     Carpentry
Workshop
1 120
Art Court 1 100
Multi-Purpose Hall 1 150
Research Laboratory+ 1 60
Computer Centre 1 75

Seminar Hall

 

1 per Under Graduate Institution 132
1 per Diploma Institution 132
Library 1 150
Language Laboratory 1 60

Applicable for Post Graduate Course only.

Only for Institutions offering Post Graduate Courses. 
 

For Post Graduate Courses, Seminar Hall of respective Under Graduate Course may be shared. 
 
For Courses having more than 2 Divisions, ONE Additional Studio for each Division need to be created. 
 
Under Graduate Laboratories, if shared with Post Graduate Courses shall be up graded to meet requirements of Post Graduate Curriculum. 
 
Diploma Laboratories, if shared with the Under Graduate Courses shall be upgraded to meet requirements of the Under Graduate Curriculum. 
 
Language Laboratory shall have a minimum of 20 Computers with appropriate Software. 
 
The Institutions shall have one Smart Class Room/ Course with LCD projector, Smart Board, Internet Connection, etc. 
 
Seminar Hall shall have proper furnishing and equipment such as LCD projector, Smart board, PA system and Executive Chairs. 
 
Institutions shall have MOOCS Facility Centre and Innovation/ Fab Laboratory. 

E. Applied Arts and Crafts (Diploma/ Under Graduate / Post Diploma/ Post Graduate Degree) Institution 

  Number of Rooms required Carpet Area in m2 per Room 
Class Rooms 1 Room per Division per Year  66/ 33** 
Tutorial Rooms+ 25% of total Class Room 33
Workshop/ Studio 1 per Course per Year 66
Common Workshop/ Studio 1 90
Workshop/Studio (Post Graduate Courses)  1 per specialization  66
Studio/Display Room 1 132
Craft Centre 1 66
Computer Centre 1 75
Seminar Hall 1 100
Library 1 150
Language Laboratory 1 66

No Tutorial Rooms Required for Post Graduate Programme. 
 
Applicable for Post Graduate Course only. 
 
For Post Graduate Courses, Seminar Hall of respective Under Graduate Course may be shared. 
 
For Courses having more than 2 Divisions, one Additional Studio for each Division need to be created. 
 
Under Graduate Laboratories, if shared with Post Graduate Courses shall be up graded to meet requirements of Post Graduate Curriculum. 
 
Diploma Laboratories, if shared with the Under Graduate Courses shall be upgraded to meet requirements of the Under Graduate Curriculum. 
 
Research Laboratory is to be provided with an area of 66 m2 for each Institution offering Post Graduate Courses. 
 
Language Laboratory shall have a minimum of 20 Computers with appropriate Software. 
 
Seminar Hall shall have proper furnishing and equipment such as LCD projector, Smart board, PA system and Executive Chairs. 
 
Institutions shall have MOOCS Facility Centre and Innovation Laboratory. 

F. Design (Under Graduate/ Post Graduate Degree) Institution 

  Number of Rooms required Carpet Area in mper Room
Class Rooms 1 Room per Division per Year 100/ 50**
Tutorial Rooms+ 1 per Year 33
Studio/ Workshop 1 per specialization per Year 66
Photography Laboratory 1 66
Computer Centre 1 75
Seminar Hall 1 100
Library 1 150
Language/ Audio Visual Laboratory 1 66

+ No Tutorial Rooms Required for Post Graduate Course. 
 
** Applicable for Post Graduate Course only. 
 
For Post Graduate Courses, Seminar Hall of respective Under Graduate Course may be shared. 
 
For Courses having more than 2 Divisions, one Additional Studio/Workshop for each Division need to be created. 
 
Under Graduate Laboratories, if shared with Post Graduate Courses shall be up graded to meet requirements of Post Graduate Curriculum. 
 
The Institution shall have one Smart Class Room/ Course with LCD projector, Smart Board, Internet Connection, etc. 
 
Language Laboratory shall have a minimum of 20 Computers with appropriate Software. 
 
Seminar Hall shall have proper furnishing and equipment such as LCD projector, Smart Board, PA system and Executive Chairs. 
 
Institutions shall have MOOCS Facility Centre and Innovation/ Fab Laboratory. 

G. Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Diploma/ Under Graduate/ Post Graduate Degree) Institution 

  Number of Rooms required Carpet Area in mper Room
Class Rooms Total Number of Divisions x 0.75 66/33**
Tutorial Rooms+ 25% of total Class Room 33
Laboratory  (Guest  Room/House Keeping/ Front Office/ Kitchen)
for First Year
3 66
Laboratory (Guest Room/ House Keeping/ Front Office/ Kitchen) other than First Year  2 per Course per Year 66
Laboratory/ Guest Room for Post Graduate Programme  1 par specilization 55
Kitchen with Dining Hall 1 132
Restaurant 2 66
Computer Centre 1 75
Seminar Hall 1 132
Library 1 150
Language Laboratory 1 66


 For Post Graduate Course, Tutorial Rooms not required. 
 
 Applicable for Post Graduate Course only. 
 
For Post Graduate Courses, Seminar Hall of respective Under Graduate Course may be shared. 
 
For Courses having more than 2 Divisions, ONE Additional Laboratory for each Division need to be created. 
 
Under Graduate Laboratories, if shared with Post Graduate Courses shall be up graded to meet requirements of Post Graduate Curriculum. 
 
Diploma Laboratories, if shared with the Under Graduate Courses shall be upgraded to meet requirements of the Under Graduate Curriculum. 
 
Language Laboratory shall have a minimum of 20 Computers with appropriate Software. 
 
Research Laboratory shall be provided with an area of 66 m2 for each Institution offering Post Graduate Courses. 
 
The Institution shall have one Smart Class Room/ Course with LCD projector, Smart Board, Internet Connection, etc. 
 
Seminar Hall shall have proper furnishing and equipment such as LCD projector, Smart board, PA system and Executive Chairs. 
 
Institutions shall have MOOCS Facility Centre.

H. MCA Institution 

  Number of Rooms required Carpet Area in m2 per Room
Class Rooms 1 per Division per Year  66
Tutorial Rooms 25% of total Class Room 33
Computer Laboratory 1 66
Computer Centre 1 150
Seminar Hall 1 132
Library 1 100


 If the Institution has more than 2 Divisions, one Additional Laboratory for each Division need to be created. 
 
Each Class Room shall be equipped with LCD projector, Smart Board, Internet Connection, etc. 
 
Seminar Hall shall have proper furnishing and equipment such LCD projector, Smart Board, PA system and Executive Chairs. 
 
Institutions shall have MOOCS Facility Centre and Innovation Laboratory. 
 
I. Management (PGDM/ MBA) Institution 

  Number of Rooms required Carpet Area in mper Room
Class Rooms 1 per Division per Year 66
Tutorial Rooms 25% of total Class Room 33
Computer Laboratory 1 66
Computer Centre 1 150
Seminar Hall 1 132
Library 1 100


 Each Class Room shall be equipped with LCD projector, Smart Board, Internet Connection, etc. 
 
Seminar Hall shall have proper furnishing and equipment such as LCD projector, Smart Board, PA system and Executive Chairs. 
 
Institutions shall have MOOCS Facility Centre and Innovation Laboratory. 
 
4.1 Administrative Area (Carpet Area) in m2 

  Principal/ Director Board Room  office all inclusive  cabin for Head of Department and Department Office  Faculty Rooms  Central Stores  Maintenance 
 
Security  Housekeeping  pantry for Staff  xaminations Control Office  Placement Office 
Carpet Area in m2 per Room  30 20 150/300 20 5 30 10 10 10 10 30 30
Number of Rooms required for new Technical Institution 1 1 1 - First Year Student intake/ 15 1 1 1 1 1 1 -
Total Number of Rooms 1 1 1 1/Depa rtmen One per Faculty (as per norms) in the Institution  1 1 1 1 1 1 1

 $Technical Institution having more than one Programme

* Technical Institution having one Programme

4.2 Amenities Area (Carpet Area) in m2 

  toilets  (Ladies & Gents)  Boys Common Room  Girls Common Room  cafeteria  stationery Store and Reprography  first Aid cum Sick Room principal’s quarter  Guest House  Sports Club/ Gymnasium  Auditorium/ Amphi Theatre  Boys Hostel  Girls Hostel 
Carpet Area in m2 per Room for the Technical Campus having more than one Program  350* 100 100 150 10 10 150 30 200 400 Adequate  Adequate 
Carpet Area in m2 per Room for Technical Campus having one Program 150* 75 75 150 10 10 150 30 100 250
Number of Rooms required for the new Technical Institution  Adequate  1 1 1 1 1 - - - - - -
Total Number of Rooms   Adequate  1 1 1 1 1 Desirable Desirable Desirable Desirable Desirable Desirable

Total area for the Technical Institution having more than one Programme $ Total area for the Technical Institution having one Programme 
 
4.3.Circulation Area in m2 
 
Access and Circulation area (ACA) of 25% of sum of Instructional, Administrative and Amenities area is desired covering common walkways, staircases and entrance lobby.

 Appendix 5 
 
5.0 Norms for Books, Library facilities, Computer, Software, Internet, Printers and Laboratory Equipment for the Technical Institutions 
 
5.1 Computers, Software, Internet and Printers 

Programme

Number of PCs/ Laptop to

tudent ratio (Minimum 20 PCs) 

Legal System

Software @  

Legal Applica tion

Softwar e**

LAN and Internet  Mail Server and Client 

Printers including

Color Printer

(% of total number

of PCs/ Laptops)

Engineering and Technology Diploma 1:6 03 20 All Desirable 5%
Under Graduate 1:6
Post Graduate 1:4
Pharmacy Diploma 1:8 01 10 All Desirable 5%
Under Graduate 1:8
Post Graduate 1:6
Architecture
and Planning
             
a. Architecture Diploma 1:6 01 10 All Desirable 5%*
Under Graduate 1:6
Post Graduate 1:4
b. Planning Under Graduate 1:6 01 10 All Desirable 5%*
Post Graduate 1:4
Applied Arts,
Crafts and Design
             
a. Applied Arts and Crafts Diploma 1:6 01 10 All Desirable 5%
Under Graduate 1:6
Post Graduate 1:4
b. Design Under Graduate 1:6 01 10 All Desirable 5%
Post Graduate 1:4
Hotel Management and Catering
Technology
Diploma 1:6 01 10 All Desirable 5%
Under Graduate 1:6
MCA Post Graduate 1:4 03 20 All Desirable 5%
Management Post Graduate 1:6 01 10 All Desirable 5%

*At least one printer to be A1 Size Color Printer/ Plotter 
 
Includes Plagiarism checking Software 
 
Internet speed required for the Institution 

Approved Intake Internet speed
up to 300 32 Mbps
301 - 600 48 Mbps
601 - 900 64 Mbps
901 - 1500 100 Mbps
> 1500 200 Mbps

• At least 4Mbps Wi-Fi connectivity at 4 or 5 hotspots shall be made available. 
 
• Arrangement to view NPTEL/ SWAYAM etc. shall be made available. 

a. Utilization of Open Source Software shall be encouraged 

b. Secured Wi-Fi facility is highly recommende

c. Purchase of the most recent hardware is desirable 

d. Library, Administrative Offices and Faculty members shall be provided with exclusive computing facilities along with LAN and Internet. This shall be considered as over and above the requirement meant for PCs to students ratio

e. @Adequate number of software licenses is required 

f. Central Xeroxing facility for students is preferred 

g. PC shall also include Laptop in the inventory of the Institution 

h. Every Department shall have separate Computer Laboratory with at least 20 Computers and a centralized Computer Laboratory with at least 100 Computers. 
 
5.2 Laboratory Equipment and Experiments

The Laboratories shall have Equipment as appropriate for experiments as stated/ suitable for the requirements of the affiliating University/ Board’s Curriculum. It is desired that the number of experimental set-up be so arranged that maximum four students shall work on one set. 

5.3Books and Library facilities
Programme Total Number of Divisions Titles Volumes Reading Room Seating Multimedia PCs for Digital Library/ internet Surfing located in the
reading room
  Number % of Total
Students
% of Total Students
Engineering                  and Technology/    Pharmacy/ Architecture/ Applied Arts and         Crafts/         Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Diploma) B Half the number as required for Under Graduate Course in the
same Programme
Half the number as required for Under Graduate Course in the
same Programme
15 % (Max
150)
Minimum 10
Engineering                  and
Technology             (Under Graduate)
B 100# 500xB# 15 %
(Maximu m 150)
Minimum 10
50 per*
Course
250 per*Course
Pharmacy                (Under
Graduate)
B 100# 500xB#
50* 500xB*
Architecture/       Planning
(Under Graduate)
B 100# 400xB#
50* 400xB*
Applied  Arts  and  Crafts/
Design (Under Graduate)
B 100# 500xB#
50* 500xB*
Hotel    Management    and Catering           Technology
(Under Graduate)
B 100# 500xB#
50* 500xB*
Engineering                  and Technology/    Pharmacy/ Architecture/     Planning/ Applied  Arts  and  Crafts/ Design/                      Hotel Management and Catering Technology                 (Post
Graduate)
B 50# 200# 25 %
(Maximu m 100)
AsRequired 100$
MCA/ PGDM/ MBA (Post
Graduate)
B 100# 500xB#
50* 500xB*

 B - Number of Divisions at First year (First and Second Shifts)  

1# Book  Titles  and  Volumes  required  at  the  time  of  starting  a  new  Technical  Institution  equally
distributed per subject.
2* Annual Increment equally distributed per subject.
3 Total number of Titles and Volumes shall be increased in continuation till 15 years, which shall be
the minimum stock of Books. Institutions shall have to add an annual increment of Books based on the changes in Curriculum and Syllabus from time to time by the affiliating University/Board.
4$ Component for additional Division/ Course.
5 Books shall also include subjects of Science, Humanities, Management and Social Science as per
the requirements of the Curriculum and Syllabus.
6 Digital Library facility with multimedia facility is essential.
7 Reprographic facility in the Library is essential.
8 Document scanning facility in the Library is essential.
9 Library Books/ non Books processing as per the standard classification and cataloging system is
essential.
10 Facilities to access the Online Courses is essential.
11 Library automation software including Bar coding is desirable.
12 50% of the total number of Titles and Volumes shall be in the form of e-books with intranet access
is mandatory in case of Post Graduate Level Programme(s) and shall be desirable in case of UG/ Diploma Programme(s).
13 The Institution shall be a member of National Digital Library. Aggregators shall also be used.

 Appendix 6 
 
6.0 Norms for Essential and Desirable requirements of the Technical Institutions 
 
6.1 Essential requirements of the Technical Institutions 

1 Establishment of Online Grievance Redressal Mechanism as specified in the Approval
Process Handbook
Essential*
2 Establishment  of  Anti  Ragging  Committee (As  per All  India  Council for  Technical Education  notified  Regulation  for prevention  and prohibition  of  ragging  in AICTE
approved   Technical   Institutions   vide   No.   37-3/   Legal/   AICTE/   2009   dated 01.07.2009)
Essential*
3 Establishment of Grievance Redressal Committee in the Institution and Appointment of OMBUDSMAN by the University. (As per All India Council for Technical Education (Establishment of Mechanism for Grievance Redressal) Regulations, 2012, F. No. 37-
3/ Lega112012, dated 25.05.2012)
Essential*
4 Establishment  of  Internal  Complaint  Committee  (ICC)  (As  per  Section  4  All  India Council for Technical Education (Gender Sensitization, Prevention and Prohibition of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees and Students and Redressal of Grievances in Technical Institutions) Regulations, 2016 vide No. F. AICTE/ WH/ 2016/ 01 dated
10th June, 2016.
Essential*
5 Establishment  of  Committee  for  SC/  ST  (As  per  the  Scheduled  Castes  and  the
Scheduled  Tribes  (Prevention  of  Atrocities)  Act,  1989,  No.  33  of  1989,  dated 11.09.1989)
Essential*
6 Internal Quality Assurance Cell Essential*
7 Barrier Free Built Environment for disabled and elderly persons (as per Chapter VI of
Approval Process Handbook)
Essential
8 Fire and Safety Certificate Essential
9 Implementation of mandatory Internship policy for students Essential
10 Implementation of teacher training policy Essential
11 Implementation of examination reforms Essential
12 Implementation of student Induction Programme Essential
13 Atleast 5 MoUs with Industries Essential
14 Compliance of the National  Academic Depository (NAD) as per MHRD directives,
applicable to PGCM/ PGDM Institutions and University Departments
Essential
15 Safety and Security measures in the Campus (as per Chapter VI of Approval Process
Handbook)
Essential
16 Implementation of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 at the Institution Essential
17 Digital payment for all financial transactions as per MHRD directives Essential
18 Display of information submitted to AICTE (including the accreditation status and
Board  of  Governors)  along  with  mandatory  disclosures  in  the  Web  site  of  the Institution
Essential
19 Standalone Language Laboratory Essential
20 Potable Water supply and outlets for drinking water at strategic locations Essential
21 Electrical Grid Power Supply Connection Essential
22 Backup Electric Supply Essential
23 Sports facilities Essential
24 Sewage Disposal System Essential
25 Display board within the premises as well as on the Web site of the of Institution
indicating the feedback facility of students and Faculty available in AICTE Web-Portal
Essential
26 First aid, Medical and Counselling Facilities Essential
27 Students Safety Insurance Essential
28 Group Accident Policy to be provided for the employees Essential
29 General Insurance provided for assets against fire, burglary and other calamities Essential
30 Provision to watch MOOCS Course(s) through SWAYAM Essential
31 Road suitable for use by Motor vehicle- Motorized Road Essential
32 Institution-Industry Cell Essential
33 Applied for membership of National Digital Library Essential
34 Copies  of  AICTE  approvals  (LoA  and  EoA  of  subsequent  years)  obtained  since
inception of the Institution till date shall be placed on the Web site of the Institution
Essential
35 Appointment of Student Counsellor Essential
36 Telephone Essential
37 Vehicle Parking Essential
38 General Notice Board and Departmental Notice Boards Essential

 Appendix 7 
 
7.0 Norms for Faculty requirements and Cadre Ratio for the Technical Institutions 
 
7.1 Diploma/ Post Diploma Certificate Programme 

Programme Faculty: Student based on Approved Intake  Principal/ Director  vHead of the Department Lecturer total
Engineering         and
Technology/ Architecture/ Applied     Arts     and Crafts/          Design/ Hotel     Management and               Catering
Technology/ Management
1:25                    1                       per
Department
1 1 per  (S/ 25) – (A+B) S/25
Pharmacy                            1:20                    1                      per
Department
1 1per (S/ 20) –
(A+B)
S/20
S - Sum of the number of students as per “Approved Intake” at all years 

7.2 Under Graduate Degree Programme 
 

Programme Faculty: Student based
on Approved Intake
Principal/ Director Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor Total
    A B C D A+B+C+D
Engineering and
Technology
1:20 1    S     -1 20xR     S     ´ 2 20xR     S     ´6 20xR  S 
20
Pharmacy 1:15 1    S    -1
15xR
   S     ´2
15xR
   S     ´6
15xR
 S
15
Architecture
and Planning
           
a.
Architecture
1:10 1    S    -1 10xR    S    ´ 2 10xR    S    ´ 6 10xR  S 
10
b. Planning 1:16 1    S    -1
16xR
   S    ´ 2
16xR
   S    ´ 6
16xR
 S 
16
Applied Arts Crats and
Design
           
a. Applied Arts and
Crafts
1:10 1    S    -1 10xR    S    ´ 2 10xR    S    ´ 6 10xR  S 
10
b. Design 1:10 1    S    -1 10xR    S    ´ 2 10xR    S    ´ 6 10xR  S 
10
Hotel Management and Catering
Technology
1:20 1    S    -1 20xR     S     ´ 2 20xR     S     ´6 20xR  S 
20
S - Sum of the number of students as per “Approved Intake” for all years, R = (1+2+6)

7.3 Post Graduate Degree Programme 

7.3 Post Graduate Degree Programme
Programme Faculty: Student based on Approved
Intake
Principal/ Director Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor Total
    A B C D A+B+C+D
*Engineering and
Technology
1:12 -    S    
12xR
    S     
12xR
   S    
12xR
 S 
12
*Pharmacy            
M.Pharm. 1:10 -    S    
10xR
   S    
10xR
   S    
10xR
 S 
10
Pharm. D. 1:15 -    S   
15xR
   S    
15xR
   S    
15xR
 S
15
*Architecture
and Planning
           
a. Architecture 1:8 -   S   
8xR
  S   
8xR
  S   
8xR
S
8
b. Planning 1:10 -    S    
10xR
   S    
10xR
   S    
10xR
 S  
10
*Applied    Arts Crafts         and
Design
           
a. Applied Arts
and Crafts
1:10 -    S    
10xR
   S    
10xR
   S    
10xR
 S 
10
b. Design 1:7.5 -     S     
7.5xR
    S     
7.5xR
    S     
7.5xR
  S  
7.5
*Hotel Management
and     Catering Technology
1:12 -    S    
12xR
   S    
12xR
   S    
12xR
 S 
12
#MCA 1:20 1    S    -1
20xR
    S     ´ 2
20xR
    S     ´6
20xR
 S 
20
#MBA/ PGDM 1:20 1    S    -1
20xR
    S     ´ 2
20xR
    S     ´6
20xR
 S 
20
S - Sum of the number of students as per “Approved Intake” for all years
*R  =  (1+1+1),  In  case  of  non-availability  of  qualified  Professor,  an  Associate  Professor  may  be considered.
#R = (1+2+6)

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