Rs 64 lakh for management quota Computer Science seat in Bengaluru’s RVCE | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: A city college is reportedly charging Rs 64 lakh for management quota seats in Computer Science (CS) Engineering.
RV College of Engineering (RVCE) is offering its NRI and management quota CS seats for Rs 64 lakh, thereby re-confirming that the whopping amount charged last year was not a one-off incident. The fee needs to be paid through demand drafts and admission is on a first-come-first-served basis.
Fees for Information Science, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Cyber Security have gone up to Rs 50 lakh from Rs 46 lakh last year.
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In PES University, the annual fees for computer science under management quota went up by Rs 1 lakh, reaching Rs 11 lakh. The fee for the total course will now add up to Rs 44 lakh. The annual fees for electronics, under the same quota, is Rs 6-7 lakh, university officials said.
The website of BMS College of Engineering quotes the annual fees under management quota for CS and engineering as Rs 10 lakh. Information science and engineering, artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer science and engineering (data science), computer science and engineering (Internet of Things & cyber security, including blockchain technology) are pegged at Rs 7.5 lakh per year. The eligibility criteria is 60% and above on average in PU/class 12 in physics, maths, chemistry/computer science/electronics. In many other colleges, annual fees for the same subjects range between Rs 2 lakh and Rs 4 lakh.
Ali Khwaja, founder-director of Banjara Academy, said: “It is a herd mentality. People are obsessed with getting a degree in computer science. Parents think a child’s future is secure with a CS seat and are willing to pay such huge amounts. There is buying power even in rural areas now, with the real estate boom.”

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