Panjab University announces admission schedule for new session

Admission for BA economics and BCom in evening studies will be on merit and counselling will begin on July 19 and 20 respectively.

punjab Updated: Jun 21, 2018 12:00 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
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DSW Emanual Nahar, secretary to VC Amrik S Ahluwalia and DUI Shankarji Jha during a press conference at Panjab University in Chandigarh on Wednesday. (HT Photo)

A press conference regarding the admission schedule for the session 2018-19 was organised at Panjab University (PU), in Chandigarh on Wednesday.

Dean of university instruction (DUI), Panjab University, Shankarji Jha, department of evening studies chairman, professor Gurpal Singh, dead student welfare (DSW) Emanual Nahar, secretary to vice-chancellor (V-C), Amrik S Ahluwalia were present during the conference.

The candidates seeking admission in BCom course in the department of evening studies can also apply online on the same link. Admission will be merit based and the counselling will begin on July 20. The course has 70 seats.

Professor Gurpal Singh said, “This time PU was not made a part of the centralised admission process for BCom by the Chandigarh administration.The students from the adjoining states will have less chances of admission under the centralised admission system for colleges here as there is 85% reservation for Chandigarh candidates.” On the contrary, such students will have a 100% chance for admissions in the university, he added.

No request for corrections, regarding category/ weightage of merit, etc. in the application form will be entertained after July 13. Candidates can visit PU law auditorium for removal of rejections regarding certificates of reserved category/additional seats/weightage under NCC/NSS/youth welfare/adult education on July 7 and 13 (from 9 am to 5 am). Candidates can update their result online 24 hours prior to counselling.

Meanwhile, department of economics, Panjab University, released the admission schedule for the BA (Honours) course in economics, first semester. The candidates can apply online through the Panjab University link Last date to apply is July 7.The admission will be merit based, counselling for which will begin from July 19.

The course has 29 seats with 4 additional seats under the NRI quota.

Schedule for BCom admission for dept of evening studies

• Last date to apply online – July 7

• Display of tentative merit list – July 16

• Display of provisional merit list – July 18

• Counselling – July 20 to July 28

• Late admission with permission of chairperson (with ₹650 late fee) – July 30 to August 13

• Late admission with permission of V-C (with ₹ 2,250 late fee) – August 14 to 31

Schedule for BA (Hons) economicsadmission

• Uploading of tentative merit list :July 14

• Calling of objections in the above list: July 16

• Uploading of provisional merit list : July 17

• Counselling :July 19

• Admission: July 21 (10 am onward)

• Waiting list : July 23

Interested candidates can apply on Panjab University website

First Published: Jun 21, 2018 11:58 IST