Hernandez: Career and Technical Education Is Valuable for All Students — Not Just the Ones Who Bypass College

Hernandez: Career and Technical Education Is Valuable for All Students — Not Just the Ones Who Bypass College

If life were a game of Chutes and Ladders, career and technical education has historically been a chute, an off-ramp for students who, for a variety reasons, were not succeeding in “traditional” education. But students across the academic spectrum — even bachelor’s degree holders — are battling to find their footing in today’s economy. Our schools and colleges are good at sorting students, but few economically empower them. Career preparation is good for all kids, not just “those” kids. And if we want to build ladders to better opportunities, career…

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Tech college shocker: Punjab Technical University closes 4 of 9 institutes of technology

Tech college shocker: Punjab Technical University closes 4 of 9 institutes of technology

  PTU had opened the institutes in 2012-13. (HT File Photo) Diluting the previous Akali government’s initiative to promote technical education in remote areas by opening Punjab Institutes of Technology (PITs), IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (PTU) on Wednesday decided to close four of the nine institutes due to “non-viability”. As per the notification issued by the PTU registrar, admissions to four PITs — at Amritsar, Khunnimajra in SAS Nagar and two at Dinanagar — have been discontinued with for the 2017-2018 session. Meanwhile, admissions are being carried out at the…

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Bombay High Court Recruitment For Technical Manpower On Contract Basis

Bombay High Court Recruitment For Technical Manpower On Contract Basis

NEW DELHI:  Bombay High Court has released official notification for filling up various posts on contract basis. Applications have been invited from candidates for recruitment of Sr./Technical Officers, Sr. Officers / Technical Assistant, Sr. Developers and Developers. Candidates should note that the recruitment is strictly on contract for a period of twelve months. The recruitment to these posts will be at the High Court, Bombay and at Aurangabad Branch under e-courts project. Other details of the this recruitment can be found below. “The appointments may be extended for further period…

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Step up fire safety measures, govt tells technical institutes

Step up fire safety measures, govt tells technical institutes

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of the devastating fire in the SUM Hospital, the Odisha government has decided to strengthen fire safety measures in all technical education institutes and skill development centres in the state. In a letter to the Vice Chancellors of Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) and Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Director, Technical Education & Training, Director, Employment & State Employment Mission, Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT) and Vice Chairman, State Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training (SCTE&VT) on October 31 this…

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Centre to check if land details of technical institutes are true

Centre to check if land details of technical institutes are true

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) directed all the engineering colleges and other higher educational institutions, including those offering management programmes, to submit fresh occupancy certificates duly issued by competent district authorities in their locality. Those institutions operating for more than 30 years have also been asked to submit a “structural stability certificates” to the council. Such institutions are required to obtain this certificate from registered “structural engineers.” A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting on September 7 to ensure that such buildings remain safe…

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Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Recruitment for Technical Officer and Security Officer || Last date 25th April 2016

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Recruitment for Technical Officer and Security Officer || Last date 25th April 2016

Indian Association for the cultivation of science has announced recruitment news for the post of Technical officer, Security Officer and various other vacancies. Applicants interested in this job may apply on or before 25th April 2016. Detailed job description given below: Name: Indian Association for the cultivation of science Post: Technical Officer Number of vacancies: 01 Vacancy Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100/- per month along with grade pay of Rs. 5400/- Post: Security Officer Number of vacancies: 01 vacancy Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs….

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Indian Institute of Petroleum Recruitment 2016 for Technical Assistant and Technician || Last date 18th April 2016

Indian Institute of Petroleum Recruitment 2016 for Technical Assistant and Technician || Last date 18th April 2016

Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) has announced recruitment news for the post of Technical Assistant and Technician for PWD. Applicants applying for this post may apply on or before 18th April 2016. Detailed job description given below: Name: Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) Post: Technical Assistance Numbers of vacancies: 01 Vacancy Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs. 9300 – Rs. 34,800/- per month along with grade pay of Rs. 4200/- Post: Technician Numbers of vacancies: 02 vacancies     Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs. 5200 – Rs. 20,200/- per…

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