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Tamilnadu govt to start coaching classes to help students taking GATE

The Tamilnadu Government has decided to start coaching classes to help students clear the graduate aptitude test in engineering.

The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Tamilnadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin yesterday. AIR Correspondent reports, around two lakh engineering students graduate every year in Tamilnadu.

The Government proposed to increase enrolment in higher education and improve the infrastructure and quality of State universities. In Yesterday’s meeting, the Chief Minister also discussed steps to improve admission to polytechnic colleges and wanted more educational institutions to apply for accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Committee. The establishment of a drone Corporation at Anna University is also on the anvil.

The Corporation was aimed at employing drones at all Government departments. Opening smart classrooms, collaborating with Industries to train students and improving placement cells in arts and science colleges were also discussed. Every educational institution’s campuses will be made differently-abled friendly.

E libraries will be established for students of arts and science colleges. The Government also discussed ways and means to ease the financial burden on universities and the issue of filling huge vacancies at higher educational institutions with transparency.

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