AICTE has said that the BTech degree from IGNOU from 2011-2012 session will be considered valid. IGNOU was conducting two courses through distance learning but when the UGC said that technical courses could not be done through correspondence, it stopped both these courses.
Many students approached the Supreme Court regarding this. AICTE informed that the Supreme Court has said that the degree of students joining this course will be considered valid till the session of 2011-12.
IGNOU was conducting the two courses through distance learning mode and litigation were going on in various courts regarding the validity of these courses.