News18 » Videos » News18 Shorts

Parents, students worry over IIT fee hike

Apr 08, 2016 09:22 PM IST India India
Share

The government has decided to increase annual fee for undergraduate courses in the IITs by more than 100% - pinching a huge hole in the pockets of the middle class, specially those between Rs 5-10 lakh annual income bracket. While parents and students are not happy with the fee hike, many experts feel that taxpayer's money shouldn't be used to subsidize education.

India

  • Active Cases

    5,218

     
  • Total Confirmed

    5,865

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    477

     
  • Total DEATHS

    169

     
Data Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Updated: April 09 (05:00 PM)
Hospitals & Testing centres

World

  • Active Cases

    1,143,187

     
  • Total Confirmed

    1,591,523

    +73,563
  • Cured/Discharged

    353,315

     
  • Total DEATHS

    95,021

    +6,566
Data Source: Johns Hopkins University, U.S. (www.jhu.edu)
Hospitals & Testing centres