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AICTE gives affiliation to seven polytechnic colleges

HT Correspondent  Chandigarh, November 15, 2012
First Published: 22:12 IST(15/11/2012) | Last Updated: 22:13 IST(15/11/2012)

The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has accorded affiliation to seven new government polytechnic colleges of Punjab.

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Stating this on Thursday, technical education and industrial training minister Anil Joshi said admissions for 840 seats in these polytechnic colleges for the 2012-13 session had started.

The colleges which have been given affiliation by the AICTE are Sant Baba Attar Singh Government Polytechnic College, Badbar (Barnala); Government Polytechnic College, Kotkapura (Faridkot); Government Polytechnic College, Begowal (Kapurthala); Shaheed Nand Singh Government Polytechnic College, Bareta (Mansa); Government Polytechnic College, Behram (Nawanshahr); Shri Guru Hargobind Singh Sahib Government Polytechnic College, Ranwan (Fatehgarh Sahib); and Government Polytechnic College, Fatuhikhera (Muktsar).

He stated that for admissions to these polytechnic colleges, mentor institutes had been set up at Government Polytechnic College, Bathinda; Government Polytechnic College, Moga; Government Polytechnic College, Amritsar; Baba Hira Singh Bhattal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lehragaga (Sangrur); Government Polytechnic College, Hoshiarpur; Government Polytechnic College, Khuni Majra (SAS Nagar); Malout Institute of Management and Information Technology, Malout.

Joshi said students figuring on the merit list in the state-level joint entrance test (JET-2012) could apply in these government polytechnic colleges till November 17.

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