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Free crash course to prepare govt school students for competitive exams

HT Correspondent  Ludhiana, December 12, 2013
First Published: 18:44 IST(12/12/2013) | Last Updated: 18:46 IST(12/12/2013)

To prepare Punjab government school students of Class 12 for competitive exams such as engineering and medical, Edusat network facility would provide free crash course training.


This was announced by Punjab director general of school education-cum-project director, Punjab Edusat Society, Kumar Rahul, here on Thursday.

The crash course will begin from December 17 and is free of cost for students of government schools of Punjab. Private school students can also avail the opportunity by paying an amount of Rs. 1000 to the Edusat society through demand draft in favour of project director, Punjab Edusat Society, payable at Chandigarh with the concerned government school principals.

Talking to HT, district Edusat coordinator, Narinder Saggar, said, "The course will enable students to get good ranks in competitive exams and can also be helpful in getting admission in prestigious institutes."

"As per directions from the Director General School Education (DGSE) office, we have asked the school heads to inform students about this course so that maximum students can take benefit," he added.

The study material has also been uploaded on the Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) website
Students who can't afford getting training from private institutes for competitive exams can do the crash course free of cost, Saggar added.

The course training will be provided for two hours from 1.15 pm to 3.15 pm and will continue for 45 days.

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