Department of Technical Education

The Department of Technical Education - Kerala
Abbreviation DTE Kerala
Motto Satyameva Jayate
Formation 4th September 1957
Type Government
Legal status Active
Purpose/focus Educational
Headquarters Thiruvananthapuram
Location Directorate of Technical Education, Padma Vilasom Road, Fort PO, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Region served Kerala
Official languages English, Malayalam
Chairman Minister of Education
Main organ Higher Education Department
Parent organization State Board of Technical Education
Affiliations Government of Kerala
Staff 7000
Website www.dtekerala.gov.in
Remarks 00914712451741

The Department of Technical Education (DTE) is a higher education governance body under the Government of Kerala. It is a part of higher education department of Kerala and is managed by the Minister of Education, Kerala. The department is responsible for the various Institutions managed by it and as an advisory body to the Government on matters dealing with higher education in Kerala. It manages the working and activities 12 Government Engineering Colleges, 49 Polytechnic Colleges, 3 Colleges of Fine Arts, 39 Technical High Schools, 17 Govt. Commercial Institutes, 42 Tailoring and Garment Making Training Centres and 4 Vocational Training Centers[1].

Activities

  • Conduct of M. Tech/ M. Planning, B.Tech/ B.Arch, MFA, BFA, Diploma and Certificate Courses through EngineeringColleges, Polytechnics, Technical High Schools, Commercial Institutes, FineArts Colleges, Tailoring & Garment Making Training Centers, Vocational Training Centers.
  • Planning, implementing & Monitoring all activities in the field of Technical Education in the State consistent with the State and National Policies.
  • Recommend to Government on the basis of proper need analysis the establishment of new institution offering technical Education programmes leading to the award of Degree, Diploma & Certificate consistent with the norms laid down by the All India Council for Technical Education and other concerned agencies.
  • Prepare the annual budget for Technical Education Department of the State consistent with the Development priorities of the department.
  • Recognizing private aided institutions, which are conducting courses with the permission of Governmen
  • Arranging Apprenticeship Training to the Graduate and diploma holders in Engineering/Technology.
  • Conduct of Diploma Examination in all Engineering disciplines and Certificates Examinations in certain specialized courses.
  • Periodically evaluate and revise syllabus for Diploma and Certificate programmes in the institutions under its control.

References

  1. ^ DTE website, Official Website


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