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‘Internships make students job ready’

THE ASIAN AGE. | AISHWARYA IYER
Published : Nov 23, 2018, 1:11 am IST
Updated : Nov 23, 2018, 1:11 am IST

Students from various courses said that in order to achieve hands-on experience and certificates, they adopt more number of internships.

(Photo: AFP)
 (Photo: AFP)

MUMBAI: With All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex body of technical education in India, mandating internship policy for engineering students, the benefits and importance of the same is been highlighted in the academic life of the students.

Students from various courses said that in ord-er to achieve hands-on experience and certificates, they adopt more number of internships.

On Wednesday, AICTE finalised its policy, which stated that 600-700 hours for Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology and 450-500 hours for diploma courses should be up in internships.

“Internships, other project work and activities that are vital in their field can give them correct exposure to their industry and keep them updated, making them industry ready,” a principal of a Bandra-based college said.

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