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After IIMs, IITs propose fee hike from June


After Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) hiked fees ( IIM-B hiked fromRs 2.5 lakh to Rs 4 lakh) , Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have approached the government for permission to double annual tuition fees.

“There has been a proposal to raise the fee for some time now.”, said Surendra Prasad, director, IIT Delhi, reported Business Standard.
According to report, directors of all the 7 IITs wrote to the prime minister a month ago requesting higher fees.

Centre out with new 14 world class universities

Over the next five years, Indian Government proposed to set up 8 new Indian Institutes of Technology(IIT), 7 Indian Institutes of Management(IIM), 14 universities which aim to have world class standards, and 16 central universities in states that do not already have one.

List of State/cities which will have 14 world class universities during the 11th Plan: