First year students taking admission in BTech from the new academic session will be able to study new subjects along with their original subjects. Students will get the opportunity to study Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Data Science, Waste Technology, Robotics and other additional subjects along with the basic branch of BTech to diversify the new knowledge and courses. For this study, students will be given a minor degree along with a basic degree.
The new session 2022-23 of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Provisional University (AKTU) will see major changes in the B.Tech syllabus. For the first time, under the National Education Policy 2020, the option of granting a minor degree in another subject has been given along with the basic degree of B. The subjects of minor degree have been fixed for the students taking admission in B.Tech. In the meeting of the Academic Council of AKTU, 10 new subjects have been added with the B.Tech syllabus for the minor degree
What is minor degree
Dean UG AKTU Prof. Girish Chandra said that along with the basic studies the student is pursuing, the additional subject information is being given in the form of a minor degree. These changes have been made under the National Education Policy 2020.
Which students will be able to take admission in which course?
Minor degree qualification
|Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning||Students of all branches (Except CSE and EC branch)|
|Data Science||Students of all branches (Except CSE and EC branch)|
|Internet of Things||Students of all branches (except CSE and EC branch)|
|Green Technology and Sustainability Engineering||Students of all branches (except civil and chemical engineering)|
|Waste Technology||Students of all branches (Except Chemical Engineering)|
|Energy Engineering||Students of all branches (except Mechanical Engineering branch)|
|Robotics||All Students (Except Mechanical, Electronics, Electrical Engineering)|
|Electric Vehicles||All Students (Except Mechanical & Electrical Engineering)|
|Universal Human Values||Students of all branches|
|Project Management||Students of all branches|
AKTU Dean (UG) Prof. Girish Chandra said, ‘The subjects of the minor degree have been finalized in the meeting of the Vidya Parishad. Along with this, all the institutes, departments, officials and faculty members have been asked to inform about the arrangements for getting B.Tech.
Information on degree
Minor degree will be marked on the degree of candidates having minor degree with B.Tech course. Like in B.Tech Mechanical after first year student choose Data Science Minor degree then degree will be B.Tech Mechanical Engineering with Minor Degree in Data Special things
• Each minor degree course will consist of one track of five subjects (18-20 credits). Which
be conducted in the fourth to eighth semester as one additional subject per semester.
• BTech students will be able to choose a minor degree related to a different branch from their parent branch according to their interest.
• The option to opt for a minor degree will be available to the students during the third semester after completing two semesters or at the time of registration for the fourth semester.
• Students have to complete the basic branch of the course along with the prescribed syllabus for the minor degree.
• If a student opts for a minor degree and is not able to complete the prescribed course, he/she will only get a B.Tech degree.