Punjab govt launches ‘Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme’ for meritorious students

Punjab govt launches ‘Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme’ for meritorious students

The Punjab government launched the “Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme” on Tuesday to provide technical education to meritorious and poor students. After approval from chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the scheme was launched by Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal and technical education minister Charanjit Singh Channi. Punjab students studying in government polytechnic and engineering colleges, including Maharaja Ranjit Singh University, Bathinda, and Inder Kumar Gujaral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, will benefit from the scheme, said Channi. Under the scheme, students scoring 60-70% marks in Class 10 will get 70% fee…

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Tech college shocker: Punjab Technical University closes 4 of 9 institutes of technology

Tech college shocker: Punjab Technical University closes 4 of 9 institutes of technology

  PTU had opened the institutes in 2012-13. (HT File Photo) Diluting the previous Akali government’s initiative to promote technical education in remote areas by opening Punjab Institutes of Technology (PITs), IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (PTU) on Wednesday decided to close four of the nine institutes due to “non-viability”. As per the notification issued by the PTU registrar, admissions to four PITs — at Amritsar, Khunnimajra in SAS Nagar and two at Dinanagar — have been discontinued with for the 2017-2018 session. Meanwhile, admissions are being carried out at the…

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Punjab Government Approves Online Transfer Of Government School Teachers From Next Academic Session

Punjab Government Approves Online Transfer Of Government School Teachers From Next Academic Session

Punjab Government Approves Online Transfer Of Government School Teachers CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today approved a policy for online transfer of government teachers from the next academic session, on the lines of a similar system existing in several other states, including in neighbouring Haryana. The decision, taken by the Chief Minister at an Education Department review meeting here, will facilitate transfer of school teachers, while making the process more transparent, according to an official spokesperson. The Chief Minister directed the Additional Chief Secretary (School Education) to discuss…

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High court quashes Punjab decision to cancel recruitment of jail warders

High court quashes Punjab decision to cancel recruitment of jail warders

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana high court on Saturday quashed the Punjab government’s decision to cancel the process for recruiting 527 jail warders and ordered it to start the procedure again. Justice Daya Chaudhary passed these orders while allowing a bunch of petitions that challenged the state government’s June 5, 2014, decision to cancel the recruitment process. The court asked the state government to initiate the process according to the instructions it issued for the recruitments in an October 2011 advertisement. The recruitment process was cancelled after the physical test…

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HC stays recruitment of jail warders in Punjab

HC stays recruitment of jail warders in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday stayed the ongoing recruitment process for 210 posts of jail warders in Punjab. While staying the process, HC also issued a notice to the principal secretary (home) and inspector-general of police (IGP)-cum-chairman of recruitment committee of jail warders, seeking their reply on the petition challenging the appointments.   Punjab had advertised to fill 210 posts of jail warders on November 8, and the process of their recruitment was going on, when the matter reached the high court in the wake of…

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Punjab Patwari Exam 2016: Admit cards released at recruitment.punjab.gov.in

Punjab Patwari Exam 2016: Admit cards released at recruitment.punjab.gov.in

The Department of Revenue, Punjab has released admit cards for Punjab Patwari recruitment examination 2016 on its official website, the link for which is recruitment.punjab.gov.in As per the schedule, the written examination will be conducted on November 20 across various centres in the state. Here’s how you can download the admit cards In order to download the admit cards, all the candidates need to follow the below mentioned steps: Log on to the official website Click on relevant link Enter all the required details in the prescribed format Click to…

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Punjab recruitment scam side-effect: Retests prove costly for aspirants

Punjab recruitment scam side-effect: Retests prove costly for aspirants

Cancellation and re-conduct of several recruitment examinations following selective leak of question papers has put a financial burden on lakhs of government job aspirants in Punjab. There are candidates who have shelled out more than Rs 30,000, applying for these tests since November last year. While they are likely to get no refund of the amount paid to apply for the examinations that stand cancelled now, they will also have to pay again to apply for the retest in many cases. The worst-affected are the candidates who cleared the examinations,…

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Punjab Agricultural University Recruitment 2016 for Extension Assistant || Last date 11th April 2016

Punjab Agricultural University Recruitment 2016 for Extension Assistant || Last date 11th April 2016

Punjab Agricultural University has announced recruitment news for the post of Extension Assistant. Applicants interested in this job may apply on or before 11th April 2016. Detailed job description given below: Name: Punjab Agricultural University Post: Extension Assistant Numbers of vacancies: 02 vacancies Location: Ludhiana, Punjab Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs. 25,000/- per month     Education/ Qualification for Punjab Agricultural University vacancy: Education / Qualification: Applicants applying for this post must possess B.Sc in agriculture or Masters degree in plant pathology / nematology from government recognised universities /…

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