Chandigarh, Apr 16 (UNI) The entrance test to the BEd course will be held by Punjabi University, Patiala on June one, Education Minister Upinderjit Kaur stated here today.
This will cover 163 colleges of education affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Punjabi University.
A total number of 20,220 seats in these colleges shall be filled up through the entrance test for which counseling will be held in two rounds, between July 8 to August 15 and then from August 15 to September 15. Eighty five per cent of the seats shall be filled out of the applicants belonging to Punjab state and the remaining on All India basis.
Admission to BA LLB, LLB and BA LLB (Honours) shall also be held on the basis of entrance test to be conducted by Punjabi University, Patiala at Abohar, Bathinda, Amritsar, Sangrur, Patiala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Muktsar, Chandigarh and at other places to be notified by the Punjabi University. The centres for this test outside Punjab are, Ambala Cantt, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Pune, Secunderabad and Kolkatta.
This entrance test will cover 22 law colleges affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Punjabi University. The total number of seats for these courses are 3048 seats. The counseling shall take place in two phases. The dates of counseling shall also be notified by Punjabi University.
The Education Minister while talking to mediapersons later said that the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research has started functioning from Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration, Chandigarh. The land for the Institute has been provided by Punjab Government at Knowledge City in Mohali where the institute shall construct its own campus.
She further saidd that apremier management institute is also being set-up at Mohali in public-private participation mode.
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