VIJAYAWADA: The third phase of online admissions for general undergraduate programs (UG) will start from Thursday, said President of the State Higher Education Council of Andhra Pradesh (APSCHE) K Hema Chandra Reddy.
Unveiling the APSCHE annual report in his Mangalagiri office on Wednesday, Hema Chandra Reddy said the second phase of online admissions was the final phase, but after considering appeals from students and their parents, a decision was made. taken to conduct a third phase. and terminate the process with Sankranti.
The registration process for online admissions will continue until Sunday. Students can access the web options from January 10 to 12. The allocation of places will be made on January 17 and students must report to the college from January 18.
Hotlines will be open at counseling centers from January 10, he said. Explaining the initiatives of the APSCHE, taken from July 1, 2019 to December 31, he said the council had introduced a model curriculum for UG conventional and vocational programs incorporating many incremental changes envisioned in policy. National Education (NEP) 2020.
He said the state will occupy the first place in the country as the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) will be improved through the full implementation of NEP. “Thus, in two years, 60,000 additional students will be enrolled in colleges. A State Quality Assurance Unit (QAC) to help universities and colleges promote quality education and gain accreditation from the NAAC. Apart from this, a State Research Board (SRB) has been created to promote the quality of research and also to promote inter-institutional and multidisciplinary research, ”he said.
“Accreditation for all colleges will be provided by QAC and a ten-month specialized license internship has been introduced in the state and multiple exit opportunities are being offered. Within three years of the creation of QAC, the state’s 2,700 colleges will gain accreditation and have the capacity to conduct workshops for students, ”said APSCHE President.
He added that for the first time in the country, a higher education planning council has been established in the state and the education system is being strengthened in partnership with large institutions like IITs.