Osmania University’s new undergraduate courses get a nod from AICTE

Hyderabad: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has approved Osmania University College of Engineering’s (OUCE) new undergraduate programs – Mining Engineering and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – as well as a postgraduate program in Mining for the 2022-23 academic year.

In addition to receiving approval for the new courses, the college was authorized to increase the number of students enrolled in the BE Electronics and Communication Engineering program from 50 to 60. It also received approval to extend the six programs of undergraduate and 18 postgraduate programs existing for 2022. -23.

“The approval and recognition of the new ME in Mining program will secure the AICTE scholarship up to Rs 13,000 for qualified GATE students,” said OUCE Director, Dr. Sriram Venkatesh.

From 2022-23, ten of the thirty places in the Biomedical Engineering program will be reserved for qualified TS EAMCET students who have completed BiPC in Intermediate. These students will be admitted in the self-financing category and will have to take a bridge course in mathematics. Until now, admission to this program has been limited to candidates who have completed the intermediate MPC.

Meanwhile, OUCE, an autonomous institution, is preparing to launch a revised curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate courses this year. In response to industry demands and to improve student employability, the college redesigned 40% of the curriculum. Experts from industry and R&D organizations, in addition to college alumni, will cover at least 40% of the course curriculum in undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

“The revised curriculum will be applicable to students enrolling for the 2022-23 academic year, while existing students will have the same curriculum. Inputs from industry and alumni have been incorporated into the revised curriculum of all UG and PG courses that the respective study boards approve,” Venkatesh said.