Private colleges in Telangana are in a rush for affiliation with the Telangana board of Intermediate Education(TSBIE).Around 1,553 Telangana colleges have applied for affiliation with TSBIE till Friday.
Due to the recent incident of Vasavai college, the government has planned to tighten the procedure for Affiliation "We have received thousands of online applications seeking affiliations this year. The last date for applying was extended to May 13 after which we will conduct inspections and issue affiliations," said Narasimha Reddy, joint secretary of academics at TSBIE.
The government has planned to conduct online admissions from this year and so since the affiliation process for many colleges is not completed the colleges are in a hurry for complete the affiliation process. However, the government will meanwhile conduct online applications for colleges with affiliations.
The inspection and affiliation fee of TSBIE has increased to 300%, Since college managements are functioning purely on scholarships and fee reimbursement, members of the association urged that the board increases the tuition fees from existing Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000 in science groups in municipal corporations, Rs 15,000 to Rs 18,000 in municipalities and Rs 12,000 to Rs 15,000 in grama panchayats.