In a major move to support weaker students who are admitted to Indian Institute of information Technology (IIITs), the IIITs Coordination Forum advised the IIITs to provide options to such students to opt for BSc degree in the respective disciplines. Hence, these academic weak students will get the basic degree and look for appropriate employment opportunities. Earlier, some students are getting expelled from IIITs due to under-performance.
This decision was taken at the 2nd meeting of the IIIT Coordination Forum in New Delhi yesterday. Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ chaired the 2nd meeting of the IIIT Coordination Forum in New Delhi yesterday. Indian Institute of information Technology (IIITs) Coordination Forum is the apex body for deciding policy and directions for 20 IIITs established under PPP mode. These IIITs are partially supported by Government.
They are required to become self sufficient in a short span of time. He advised the Directors of IIITs to create a Vision and Mission and lead the institutions towards achieving them by suitably involving industry and other stakeholders. In order to develop required qualities for managing change, Directors of IIITs will undergo Leadership Development Programme in India and aboard. Such training shall include strategic planning, financial management, creating and managing teams and other relevant topics.