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Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme

  • 01 Mar 2021
  • 2 min read

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Government is planning to replace the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) with a new programme MERITE Project.

Key Points

  • About the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme:
    • It was started in 2002 by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development with the assistance of the World Bank and is being implemented in a phased manner.
    • It aims to upscale the quality of technical education and enhance capacities of institutions.
    • The Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme III (TEQIP-III) was started in 2017 and will be completed by 2021.
      • It aims to develop technical education as a key component for improving the quality of Engineering Education.
      • The Objective is to improve quality and equity in engineering institutions in focus states such as in low income states.
  • About MERITE Project:
    • The project has an objective to improve technical education like the TEQIP.
    • However, the MERITE Project is still in the conceptual stage and has not yet received Cabinet approval.

Other Initiative to Improve Technical Education

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