Government of Punjab
Department of Technical Education and Training
(Technical Education Branch)
The Governor of Punjab is pleased to appoint the Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training, Chandigarh (hereinafter the Board) as the authority competent to make admissions to the 2nd year diploma level Engineering Courses under LEET Scheme being run in all the Polytechnics/ Institutions located in the State of Punjab and Union Territory, Chandigarh, which are affiliated with the Board, for the session 2019-20, the Board shall also recommend and authorize admissions to LEET, which stand approved by the All India Council of Technical Education for the session 2018-19. Any addition of courses or any increase or decrease in the seats for the year 2019-20, the Board is authorized for affiliation of the Polytechnics/Institutes at its own level as per the procedure laid down on the basis of the approval of All India Council of Technical Education
A. Eligibility for Admission for Lateral Entry to Diploma Engineering Courses.
I. Candidates who have passed 10+2 Science from a board recognized or established by Central/ State Government with Vocational/ Technical Subjects In various branches Or 10th from a board recognized or established by Central./ State Government with 2 years ITI with appropriate specialization in that order shall be eligible for admission to second-year Diploma courses of appropriate program, up to a maximum of 10% of sanctioned intake.
II. Admission to LEET seats shall be made on the basis of relative merit in the qualifying examination mentioned above.
III. It is further provided that seats remaining unfilled on the basis of eligibility criteria mentioned in Para A-l shall be filled on the basis of inter-se-merit of:
i) One year ITI after 10th from any institution of Punjab/Other states.
ii) 10+2 vocational examination in various branches from a board recognized or established by Central /State Government through a legislation.
iii) 10+2 with Science from a board recognized or established by Central. State Government through a legislation.
iv) Two years certificate course from Sant Longowal Institute of Engg. and Technology, Longowal and have Punjab Domicile.
(v) Two years certificate course in Skill Technician (Machinist) Skill Technician (Machine Maintenance) & Quality Insurance Inspector from R&D Centre for Bicycle & Sewing Machine, Ludhiana.
IV. From the Academic session 2019-20, 85% seats shall be reserved for the internal candidates from within the State of Punjab and 15% shall be open to the candidates from outside Punjab on All-India basis.
V. The Eligibility criteria for 85% seats will be that the candidate shall be a resident of Punjab State as per Punjab Government, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (PP II Branch) letter No. 1/3/95-3PPII/9619 dated 6th June 1996 and letter No. 1/3/95-3PPII/81 dated 1st January, 1999 and should have passed the examination mentioned at Sr. No. I and III from an institution/school affiliated to Punjab School Education Board/CBSE/ICSE/ National Open School situated in Punjab. The candidate would be required to submit a certificate to this effect from the Principal/Head of Institution last attended in the prescribed proforma as given in the prospectus.
VI. Apart from the basic educational qualification prescribed above, the general eligibility criteria shall be as has been mentioned in Punjab Government, Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training Memo. No. 35/44/95- 1T(2)/978 dated 21st March, 2003, which is attached as Annexure-I.
VII. The State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Punjab shall formulate a scheme for making admissions.
VIII. Admission of candidates, who fulfill all other conditions, shall be made on the basis of the relative merit in qualifying examination subject to reservation of seats, detailed instructions in respect of which are given in Section C.
IX. The students shall pay the fees, development fee and other charges, as per rates of fees/development fee and other charges as fixed by Government of Punjab/UT of Chandigarh or the Board.
X. The fee structure for Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin shall be the same as is in vogue for NRI candidates.
XI. The guidelines for admission of Kashmiri migrants shall be as per Punjab Government Notification No. 35/44/95-ITE2/3244 dated Chandigarh the 30 August 2001.
XII. The guidelines for admission of Foreign Nationals/ Persons of Indian Origin shall be as per Punjab Government Notification No. 13/75/2001-ITE2/296 dated Chandigarh the 23rd January, 2002.
XIII. The management quota shall be as per Punjab Govt. Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training Memo no 13/129/2003-1TE2/1247 dated 25 April 2008 and no. 13/129/2003-1TE2/1892 dated 20th June 2008 and No. 13/129/03-1TE2/171 dt. 18th January 2011 as amended from time to time.
XIV. There shall be no bifurcation of the seats into “free seats” and “paid seats. This is in compliance with the judgement of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India vide its judgment the case of T.M.A. Pai Foundation and other vs. State of Karnataka and others ((2002) 8 SCC 481: AIR 2003 SC 355), and the instructions of Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development and the AICTE.
B. Online- Counselling
I. The admission for lateral entry to diploma in Engineering courses shall be conducted through web based online counselling for the Academic year 2019-20 and therefore physical presence of candidates for the counselling will not be necessary.
II. During the online counselling, candidate shall be given opportunity to exercise choice of institutes/trade in centralized counseling and thereafter the vacant seats, if any, shall be filled by the Institute on the criteria of admissions under management quota. It is categorically laid down that vacant seats are not being transferred as management quota seats. Only criteria as laid down for admission under management quota should remain applicable to fill such vacant seats.
III. The Board shall give a public notice in leading newspapers regarding the schedule of counseling.
IV. While fixing the date of counseling for admissions, the Board shall keep in view the cut off date and schedule for approval by All India Council of Technical Education and Pharmacy Council of India for the academic session 2019-20
V. There shall be two rounds of centralized counseling by state Board of Technical, Chandigarh. The second counseling should be or by 10th of july 2019 and the admission consequent to this, should be allowed till 15 July. Thereafter the direct admission at the college level shall be allowed for vacant seats and The Punjab State Board of Technical Education , Punjab, Chandigarh will issue necessary instructions to the institutions on 16 July 2019 in this regard. The online registration of such seats should be completed by 15th August by all means.
I. The reservation of seats shall be as per Punjab Government, Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training Memo. No. 35/44/95-1T(2)/975-77 dated 20th March, 2003, which is attached as Annexure-ll. As regards the reservation of seats of Chandigarh Polytechnics, the same shall be as per the policy intimated by the Chandigarh Administration to the Board.
II. The attention of the applicants desirous of claiming reservation under any category is drawn to the condition and stipulation that only the certificates that have been issued on or before the last date of counseling shall be accepted. The candidates are accordingly advised, in their own interest, to get the requisite certificates issued well before the cut-off date, otherwise their certificates shall not be considered and their claim for reservation shall be summarily rejected. No extension shall be granted in this regard, under any circumstances. This provision should be given wide publicity and also included conspicuously in the prospectus-cum-information brochure to be issued by the Board on board website.
III. The Board shall make a provision for the candidates to choose his/ her reservation category during registration in online counseling. The Government of Punjab may also set up a Committee to effect inter se gradation of candidates claiming reservation under certain categories, as indicated in the aforesaid memo dated 20th March, 2003. In the absence of this Committee, the Board shall effect this inter se gradation, in accordance with the criteria laid down in the aforesaid memo dated 20th March, 2003.
IV. A candidate shall be eligible to make claim for reservation under one reserved category only. However, the procedure for counselling/ allotment of courses and/ or institutes shall be such that if a candidate is getting a course/ institution higher in his/ her order of preference, as a general candidate, he/ she shall be so regarded notwithstanding his/ her claim as a reserved category candidate. The seat under the reserved category shall then be offered to the candidates in that very reserved category.
V. The unfilled seat in any reserved category shall be merged in the General Category after all eligible candidates of the reserved categories have been given reasonable opportunity of making a choice.
D) Admission Scheduled
As per AlCTE’s notification No. Advt. No. Legal/12 (06) 2012 the admission shall not made after 15th August 2019
E) Fee Waiver Scheme
I. The Admissions under Fee Waiver Scheme of AICTE, shall be made as per Govt. Notification No. 13/60/08-1TE2/2092 dated 18.07.2013, by Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training through online counseling simultaneously with general counseling in supersession of the Govt Notification No. 13/60/08/1TE2/1797 dt. 23/05/2011 ,No.13/60/08/JTE2/2007 dt. 31/05/2012 and Memo No. 751-752/A-1/ECC/2015 dt 13/5/2015 as per, the terms and conditions laid down by All India Council of Technical Education from time to time.
F) Over-riding Provision:
I. Nothing in this notification shall be operative in so far as it is inconsistent with the law of the land as laid down of the judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the case of T.M.A. Pai Foundation and other vs. State of Karnataka and others ((2002) 8 SCC 481: AIR 2003 SC 355). Any such inconsistency may be brought to the notice of the Government of Punjab, clearly highlighting the inconsistency, for immediate rectification.
II. The institutions which do not make admission on the basis of the Admission procedure as notified by the Board, from time to time or violate any of the above terms and conditions, shall automatically stand disaffiliated from the Board without any further notice.
III. The notifications/ circulars/ instructions of Government of Punjab referred to in A-III,A-IV,A-IX,A-X,A-XI,C-I of this notification shall be treated as part of this notification for all purposes and all the provisions of this notification shall be read along with the contents of said notification/ circulars and instructions.
Principal Secretary to Govt, of Punjab
Department of Technical Education & Industrial Training