Non-declaration of results by Pbi varsity puts BBA students in bind
Nearly 800 student of BBA (sixth semester) in the different colleges affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala, are on tenterhooks as the varsity has failed to declare their results even as the first round of MET-2012 counselling would end on June 10.punjab Updated: Jul 07, 2012 11:55 IST
Nearly 800 student of BBA (sixth semester) in the different colleges affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala, are on tenterhooks as the varsity has failed to declare their results even as the first round of MET-2012 counselling would end on June 10.
The first round of counselling started on June 28 for filling MBA/MCA seats in colleges affiliated to five main universities of the state.
And despite scoring good ranks in MET-2012, these students have no option but to wait for the second round to choose from the leftover seats.
Punjabi University had declared some final year results on Friday, but BBA students are still staring into the dark about the declaration of their results.
"It is a blunder on part of university officials who have failed to declare results for reasons best known to them but the career of students seems to be jeopardised due to non-declaration of results. To opt for seats in colleges of one's choice, the final results need to be filled in an online form," said Nachhatar Singh, a harried parent.
"We have to wait for the second counselling round now as it does not seem that the university would be able to declare the results before July 10, the last date of first counselling," he added.
"I have managed to get confidential result from the university by paying extra money but varsity officials must think about thousands of students and should not play with their careers. I think it is the only university of Punjab which has failed to declare results in time," said a student Maninder Kaur Matharu.
PTU officials, when contacted, revealed that the counselling was conducted by National Informatics Centre on behalf of Punjab Technical University on a common platform for colleges affiliated to Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar-Kapurthala; Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar; Punjabi University, Patiala; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana; and Shri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib.
"It was mutually decided in a meeting of all the universities to declare results by June 25. It was then that the counselling schedule was finalised. If one university has failed to meet the deadline, the counselling schedule cannot be extended," said PTU public relation officer Rajnish Sharma.
"Since Thursday, we are getting numerous calls on our admission helpline requesting for extension of counselling schedule but we have not received any communiqué in this regard from Punjabi University. Let's hope that the university officials succeed in declaring the results as there are still few days left," he added.
Punjabi University registrar AS Chawla admitted the delay on the university's part. "It has been brought to my notice that some colleges have not sent awards for internal assessment due to which results were kept pending. I have asked the controller of examination to declare the results as soon as possible by declaring the results as Result Late (awards) for those candidates whose assessment awards have not been sent by their colleges. There are more than 100 such students," he revealed.
"We plan to impose heavy fines on defaulter colleges due to which university students have to suffer and its reputation suffers," he further added, assuring that, "I am personally following the matter and the result will be out in a day or two."