The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), has issued a clarification concerning the compulsory teacher training outlined in the AICTE Regulation 2019, which was published on March 1, 2019. This clarification aims to address concerns raised by faculty members and technical education directors regarding the potential implications of this requirement on their promotion prospects. The Council, in a communication directed to all principals and directors of technical Education, said that multiple representations have been received regarding the mandatory training requirement for senior faculty members aspiring for promotion to higher scales. As per AICTE, non-fulfillment of this training requirement has led to delays in promotions. The AICTE notice read, "The Council is in receipt of numerous representations from faculty members and letter from principals, director of technical education seeking clarification on mandatory teachers training applicable for senior faculty members for their eligible promotion to higher scales.

Source- Economictimes