Mohali 30th December : A meeting of Punjab Unaided Technical Institutions Association (PUTIA) was held on Saturday in Mohali. This meeting was held under the chairmanship of Dr. J.S. Dhaliwal, President, PUTIA. Chairmen from different colleges including S. Manjit Singh (Doaba Group) , Dr. Zora Singh (Desh Bhagat university)Dr. Anshu Kataria (Aryans Group), Sh. Sukhdev Singla (Indo Global College) and were also present in the meeting.
Dr. J.S. Dhaliwal, President, PUTIA welcomed the decision in which University has allowed admission in the January session. PUTIA members requested PTU to extend that decision to other courses as well.
As per the notification of the University, students will be admitted to the second semester of B.Tech and MBA in the January session against the vacant seats of sanctioned intake. It is to be mentioned that this scheme is only for B.Tech and MBA where as members says that it should be for other courses as well like B.Tech LEET, M.Tech, B.Pharma, BBA, BCA.
Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group added that it will not only save one precious year of those students who could not take admission due to re-appear in previous examinations but also gives them a golden chance to prove their Excellency.
Dr. Zora Singh, Chancellor, Desh Bhagat University said that for completing the syllabus of subjects of 1st semester, the university has chalked out a fixed plan. Other reason but also gives them a golden opportunity to prove their excellence. He added that Students from all over the country would gain from Punjab’s Decision.
S. Manjit Singh, Chairman, Doaba Group said that in Punjab majority of the seats in technical courses are lying vacant resulting huge financial losses to state. With this decision of PTU students of from the all around the country would come to Punjab as those options is not available in other states. This is not new thing in education. In other developed country like USA, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and etc universites and colleges take intake twice thrice or more than that in a year.
This will also help to reduce dropout ratio as sometime because of reappear in courses students instead of waiting for next academic session leaves the study in between added Sh. Sukhdev Singla, Chairman, Indo Global College.
1) In Punjab, majority of the seats in technical courses lying vacant.
2) In the interest of the state and on the pattern of the foreign in colleges PTU allowed January batch for unfilled seats.
3) The student from other states would gain admission in Punjab colleges.
4) PUTIA demands this scheme to be extended to all other courses.