PU invites applications for lateral admission to engineering colleges

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: May 21, 2014 11:02 IST

Panjab University (PU) has invited applications for lateral entry to second year of the four-year Bachelor of Engineering (BE) course at Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology sector-26 (CCET), Chandigarh, and Swami Sarvanand Giri, PU re gional centre, Hoshiar pur (SSGPURC).

Twenty-four seats remain vacant in CCET, and 181 seats in SSGPURS, Hoshiarpur. Out of the 24 seats at CCET, 20 seats are in the UT quota.

A PU spokesperson stated that the prospectus and application form was available on the PU website puleet.puchd.ac.in. Admissions would be based on an entrance test which will be conducted on July 13.

At CCET six seats each in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering (ME) are vacant, of which are for the open category, one each for SC and ST categories and one each for students of other states.

In SSGPURC, Hoshiarpur, 50 seats are vacant in ECE, 38 seats in CSE, 40 seats in ME and 53 seats in Information Technology Engineering (ITE).

Only candidates with a three-year diploma in engineering and who have completed matriculation examination with physics and mathematics are eligible for admissions to the course.In addition, the candidate must have obtained an aggregate of 60% in the diploma course as required by AICTE.
Admissions would be on the basis of merit obtained in the entrance examination, which would be conducted by the PU.

The PU stated that the last date for submission of online application to generate the bank challan is June 24, while the deadline for the submission of fee in any branch of SBI is June 26.
Fee details must be submitted and photographs and signatures, along with other infor mation, must be submitted by June 2.

E-Admit cards would be available on the website on July 7.

“There will be no physical communication in this regard, “the PU stated.

The duration of the entrance test will be one-and-a-half hour and will have 75 multiple-choice questions of one mark each. Wrong answers will have negative marking. There will be negative marking.

The syllabus will be based broadly on the course content provided in the prospectus.

The spokesperson said that a candidate in the general category must attain at least 20% marks and an SC/ ST candidate must attain at least 15% in the test in order to be shortlisted for interviews.

Admissions will be given on August 4 on the basis of a candidate’s perfor mance in both the entrance test as well as interview,” said the spokesperson.

The university’s computer centre director Tankeshwar Kumar launched a website for the entrance test on Tuesday.

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