Technical education, as the term suggests, is different from regular education. Its ambit, as per our laws, primarily comprises training and research programmes in sectors like engineering, technology, architecture, town planning, management, pharmacy, applied arts and crafts, hotel management and catering technology,etc. But How is technical education regulated in India? What are the important conditions institutions need to fulfill? What are the regulations governing the entry of foreign universities? Here is a closer look at some issues concerning technical education in India.