New Delhi: The central Ministry of Education has approved the recommendation to revise the fee structure for engineering and other technical courses in self-financing private colleges. This time, a minimum fee too has been recommended, besides fixing the maximum fee. The revamped fee structure recommended by Justice BN Srikrishna Commission was first approved by the executive committee of the All India Council of Technical Education before handing it over to the centre.
As per the latest recommendations, the minimum annual fee for self-financing engineering degree courses has been fixed at Rs 79,600 up to a maximum of Rs 1.89 lakh. Meanwhile, the minimum fee for the PG courses is Rs 1.41 lakh and the maximum fee is Rs 3.04 lakh. For the management courses, the minimum annual fee is Rs 85,000 and may go up to Rs 1.95 lakh. The revised fee structure would be effective from the next academic year onwards.