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AICTE accords affiliation to seven Govt polytechnics : Joshi

Posted on Nov 15, 07:11PM | UNI

All India Council of Technical Education has accorded affiliation to the seven new government polytechnic colleges of Punjab.

Stating this here today, Technical Education and Industrial Training Minister Anil Joshi said the admissions for 840 seats in these seven polytechnic colleges for the session 2012-13 have commenced.

He said the colleges which have affiliated with the AICTE included Sant Baba Attar Singh government polytechnic college Badbar, Barnala district, government polytechnic college Kotakpura, Faridkot district, government polytechnic college Begowal, Kapurthala district, Shaheed Nand Singh government polytechnic college, Bareta, Mansa district, government polytechnic college Behram, SBS Nagar district, Shri guru Hargobind Singh Sahib government polytechnic college, Ranwan, Fatehgarh Sahib district and government polytechnic college, Fatuhikhera, Sri Mukatsar Sahib district.

Mr Joshi said that students belonging to the rural areas would be benefitted the most as there was no government polytechnic college in the vicinity of the areas where these government polytechnic colleges have been established.

He said for the admission in these government polytechnic colleges seven mentor institutes have been set up in government polytechnic college, Bathinda, government polytechnic college GTB Garh, Moga, government polytechnic college Amritsar, Baba Hira Singh Bhattal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lehragaga, Sangrur district, government polytechnic college, Hoshiarpur, government polytechnic college, Khunimajra, Mohali district, and Malout institute of management and information technology, Malout, Sri Mukatsar Sahib district.

Mr Joshi said the classes would be shifted to the new buildings when completed. He said meritorious students in state level JET 2012 could apply for these in government polytechnic college till November 17.