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List of Unapproved Engineering Colleges in India by AICTE

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: August 01, 2018 12:02 pm IST

As many as 277 unapproved engineering colleges are functional in the country as per the HRD Ministry and AICTE. Check the list of fake engineering colleges in India here along with the state-wise distribution of the number of unapproved engineering colleges.

List of Unapproved Engineering Colleges in India by AICTE

There are many engineering colleges in India which are functioning without an approval from the nodal engineering education regulator - AICTE i.e. All India Council for Technical Education. There are close to 277 engineering institutes in India which do not have the mandatory approval of AICTE. The degrees offered by these engineering institutes are considered fake and lack authenticity. CollegeDekho advises students to be cautious while picking a college for themselves so that their career is not put in jeopardy. The list of unapproved engineering institutes in India is available on the official website of AICTE as well.

AICTE List of Unapproved Engineering Colleges in India:

Students can take a look at the list of fake engineering institutes in India that do not have AICTE approval below.

Please note that the list was last updated in February 2016 and is the latest as per the AICTE official website. We will update the list once its available next.

State-Wise Number of Fake Engineering Colleges:

According to the data available, Delhi has the maximum number of fake engineering colleges in the country, followed by Telangana and West Bengal respectively. In a recent order, the HRD Ministry has directed all the 277 fake engineering institutes in India to get the necessary approval from AICTE in order to keep functioning. If the institutes fail to do so, they will not have any other option except to shut down.

Students can check the state-wise number of fake engineering institutes in India that are functioning without AICTE approval.

Name of the State

Total No. of Fake Engineering Institutes

Delhi

66

Telangana

35

West Bengal

27

Karnataka

23

Uttar Pradesh

22

Himachal Pradesh

18

Bihar

17

Maharashtra

16

Tamil Nadu

11

Gujarat

08

Andhra Pradesh

07

Chandigarh

07

Punjab

05

Rajasthan

03

Uttarakhand

03

Also Read: UGC List of Fake Universities in India

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