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AICTE Releases B.Tech Admission Dates 2021: First-Year Classes to Begin by September 15

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: May 06, 2021

AICTE has released the academic calendar for B.Tech admission 2021. Engineering colleges can commence the classes for first-year B.Tech students by September 15.

AICTE Releases B.Tech Admission Dates 2021

AICTE has released the academic calendar for B.Tech admission 2021, and the classes for first-year students are set to begin by September 15. The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has directed all the technical institutes (engineering colleges) to complete the admission process by September 15, and begin the classes for first-year students on the scheduled date. On the other hand, the classes for 2nd, 3rd & 4th-year B.Tech students should commence by September 01, stated by AICTE in its academic calendar. All the institutes will have to wrap up the 1st round of admissions/ counselling by August 31. The detailed admission dates for B.Tech admission 2021 can be checked below.

AICTE B.Tech Admission Dates 2021

The B.Tech admission dates released by AICTE for the academic session 2021-22 are as follows –



Last date for the grant of approval to technical institutes by AICTE

June 30, 2021

Last date for the grant of affiliation by universities/ boards

July 15, 2021

Last date to complete first-round counselling & seat allotment

August 31, 2021

Last date to complete second round counselling & seat allotment

September 09, 2021

Last date to cancel admission with full fee refund

September 10, 2021

Last date to complete the admission process for first-year students

September 15, 2021

Last date to begin the academic session for first-year students

September 15, 2021

Last date for B.Tech Lateral Entry admission

September 20, 2021

With the Covid-19 second wave is at peaks in India, the above academic calendar released by AICTE welcomed mixed reaction from parents and experts. As there is no clarity on the exam date of JEE Main April/ May 2021 and board exams, it is to be seen whether AICTE will go ahead with the current schedule or revise the same.

Deemed universities have already initiated the process of conducting the entrance exam/ admission process for B.Tech admission 2021. Universities such as Amrita University, VIT University, SRM University etc have already released the application forms for B.Tech admission 2021-22. Private universities are expected to begin classes after August 31.

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