Maths, physics not compulsory for engineering admissions from 2021-22: report

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Now mathematics and physics will not be compulsory to get admissions to engineering graduate courses in India from 2021-22, The Times of India reported.

The approval process handbook for 2021-22 released by the AICTE has changed the eligibility criteria for under-graduate admissions, the newspaper reported. Now, students have to pass 10+2 with any of the three following subjects – — physics/mathematics/ chemistry/computer science/ electronics/ information technology/ / biology / informatics practices / biotechnology / technical vocational subject / / agriculture / engineering graphics / business studies / entrepreneurship, it added.

Candidates have to score 45% marks (for reserved category students it is 40% marks) in the above subjects taken together, the newspaper reported.