Students who want to choose engineering as their future don’t need any more to have Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as their compulsory subject as announced by the AICTE.
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has recently stated that mathematics, physics & chemistry will not be compulsory subjects for students aspiring to become engineers. This rule is for students starting their academic year from 2021-2022.
Until the present time, class 12 mathematics, physics & chemistry are compulsory for taking admissions in engineering courses, B.E./B.Tech. Now students have the option of choosing any three subjects from physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, computer science, electronics, IT, information practices, technical vocational subject, biotechnology, agriculture, business studies, engineering graphics and entrepreneurship.
The AICTE chairman said, “It’s not optional, but the subject options engineering discipline has been expanded. Similar, there would be different mandatory courses for different disciplines”.