'No technical education via correspondence courses,' rules Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that technical education cannot be provided via correspondence courses.
Education NewsThe apex court restrained educational institutions from providing courses in subjects like engineering, in the distance education mode.

In ruling against distance education in these courses, the top court affirmed the findings of the Punjab and Haryana high court on the issue. And in doing that, the Supreme Court set aside a verdict by the Odisha high court, which allowed technical education by correspondence.

Two years ago, the Punjab and Haryana high court ruled that a degree in 'computer science' obtained through distance mode could not considered on par with one attained by attending regular classes.
Published on 11/3/2017 10:57:00 AM
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