Anna University in Trichy is bringing back semester system for its first year’s curriculum again. In deference to the requests from the principals of affiliated colleges, the VC of AU thinks that 14 weeks is enough for the students to get a handle on the first semester. The semester system for the first year was did away two years ago.

The university is looking forward to starting the classes for first year students by August end and is likely to cut the vacation.

Meanwhile, classes for the 840 second, third and final year students commenced on Wednesday.

Part-time B.E. programmes has been introduced in four areas

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering;
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering;  
  • Computer Science Engineering;
  • Mechanical Engineering.

Classes for these parttime  programmes will commence on August 6.

They still have 23 vacancies for part time programmes and supplementary counselling would be held on August 4to fill the remaining seats, said Mr. Ramachandran, VC of AU, Trichy.

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