The following universities/institutes offer B.Tech degree in distance education mode. However, the standards, job prospects and arrangement of practical classes are required to be checked and verified before admission:-
1. Jain Vishva Bharati Institute, Directorate of Distance Education, Shantiniketan, Ground Floor, 8 Camac Street, Calcutta 700017.
2. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University - B.Tech in Civil, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics and Communication and Mechanical Engineering.
3. Andhra University offers B.E or B.Tech in Civil, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering.
4. Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi-110068 - IGNOU offers Vertically Integrated Engineering Programme and Advanced Diploma leading to B.Tech (Civil) in following branches: Construction Management, Water Resources Engineering.
5. Rajasthan Vidyapeeth offers Bachelor programmes in Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunication and in Mechanical Engineering.
6. Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University offers B.Arch and B.Tech in Marine Engineering.
I feel that IGNOU and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University are the most reliable among the universities/ institutes mentioned in the above list. Alternatively, the author can also take the AMIE route. However,before taking the plunge, the author must ensure the availability/facility of practicals and approval of the course by AICTE.
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