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AICTE to establish country's first AICTE Training and Learning Academy

All India Council for Technical Education will establish country's first AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy in Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan.
AICTE to establish country's first AICTE Training and Learning Academy
  • Moreover, three more ATAL academies will come at Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Guwahati (Assam) and Baroda (Gujarat) by next year.

About ATAL Academy:

  • These academies will provide upgraded teaching methods and modules to make technical education more effective and accountable.
  • Faculties will be trained on the eight-module course in these academies in five months.
  • The training will be mandatory for new teachers from 2019 and it will be necessary for existing teachers and assistant teachers while applying for promotions. 
  • For building these academies states had provided infrastructure and land for free of cost.

About AICTE:

  • AICTE is a statutory body established in November 1945.
  • It comes under the aegis of Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development.
  • It is a national-level council for technical education responsible for planning and coordination of technical education and management of education system in the country.
  • It accredits graduate and post graduate programs at Indian institutions. 
  • It is headquartered in New Delhi.

Questions:

Q1. Where will the All India Council for Technical Education establish country's first AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy?
a. Agra, Uttar Pradesh
b. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
c. Jaipur, Rajasthand. None of the above

Q2. Where is the AICTE headquatered?
a. Jaipur
b. New Delhic. Bhopal
d. Hyderabad
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