16 August 2017
Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) urged All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi to extend the cut off date of admissions in Technical Courses.
Dr. Anshu Kataria, President, PUCA while speaking on the occasion said that keeping the interest of lakhs of students and thousand of colleges of India, AICTE should request Hon’ble Supreme Court that its tough for students and educational institutions to complete the admission process by 31st August.
Sh. Amit Sharma, Senior Vice President said that a delegation of PUCA would soon meet AICTE officials & would request them to extend the date after getting permission from the Hon’ble Supreme Court.
- Gurfateh Singh, Vice President, PUCA said that if the Court and AICTE gives this relaxation than not only lakhs of students but their parents and Colleges would also bebenefited.
- Gurpreet Singh, General Secretary, PUCA said that on the one hand this year admissions have been adversely affected by floods in Bihar, Uttarakhand, Nepal etc while on other hand in Bihar, Punjab etc thousands of students have got reappear in their final exams. Like very year due to frequent violence & killing in the Valley, many of the students couldn’t secure their admissions. If the cut off date is not extended by the Hon’ble Supreme Court, then one precious Year of lakhs of the students would go waste.