No students in 326 technical education colleges in UP

Lucknow: As the whole routine of admissions to engineering and professional courses at APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) comes to end, there are around 326 colleges in which there is not a single student.

Pardaphash has learned that these institutes were rejected by the students and hence they have zero allotments for academic session 2017-18.

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Statistics wise, UP has 584 colleges affiliated to AKTU.

At the completion of counselling, there are 134 colleges, where admissions are one to nine.

Talking about Lucknow, there are 28 institutes which have zero admissions despite allotments.

Then there are 18 colleges in Lucknow where there have been no allotments at all.

Further, there are 76 institutions where allotments are in the vicinity of 11 and 50.

Simply put, there are only 34 colleges, excluding the 12 government-run institutes, in which there have been over 50 allotments.

 AKTU officials are of the view that engineering education attracting less students is happening all around the globe with students getting more career centric and quality conscious.
They are selecting colleges that have training and placement facilities, and in which teaching methodologies is top notch.