Panjab University is holding entrance test for admission to BEd in various state colleges affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjabi University, Patiala, and Panjab University, Chandigarh, on July 5.
The entrance test for PU-affiliated colleges in Chandigarh is also conducted by the university and follows a different schedule.
The last date for submission of information along with applications form to pursue BEd in colleges affiliated to PU in Punjab (does not include Chandigarh colleges), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, and Punjabi University, Patiala, is June 20.
“For BEd colleges in Panjab, online counseling will be conducted unlike Chandigarh colleges. There will be two counseling sessions for admission to colleges in Punjab,” said Jatinder Grover, coordinator of BEd admissions at PU.
The minimum qualifying marks in CET will be 25% for general category candidates and 20% for SC/ST candidates. There will be two counseling sessions for admission.
The allocation of colleges will be done through online counseling only. The shifting of seats will be allowed during the second counseling. As many as 62 colleges of education are affiliated to Panjab University, 102 colleges are affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala, and 51 are affiliated to Guru Nank Dev University, Amritsar.
For the education colleges in Punjab, 85% seats will be reserved for the candidates from within Punjab and 15% seats will be open for candidates of other states/UTs on the basis of merit of CET prepared on all-India basis excluding Punjab. The tentative date for commencement of regular classes is August 6, 2018.