Vijayawada, Aug 6: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday, August 6, 2020 announced that the colleges in Andhra Pradesh will be reopened from October 15.
The CM also announced that AP Common Entrance Tests (AP CETs) including AP Eamcet 2020 will be held in September 2020.
The CM also approved recruitment of Assistant Professors in universities across Andhra Pradesh. The CM on Thursday held a review meeting with officials on higher education policy in the state.
During the meeting, the Chief Minister took several key decisions. CM Jagan directed authorities to take the gross enrollment in higher education to 80 per cent. Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh and other senior officials attended the meeting.
YS Jagan said that apprenticeship will be provided for ten months in three-year and four-year degree courses. The CM asked officials to set up skill development and employment-based courses to students after the completion of their apprenticeship.
The CM said the state government will go forward with the Honours degree, after the completion of the entire process. YS Jagan said that universities would be set up in Vizianagaram and Prakasam districts.
YS Jagan also directed authorities to take strict action against the colleges which are committing irregularities.