Srinagar: The State Board of Technical Education has extended the last date for registration, under lateral entry in degree engineering courses, for polytechnic diploma holders of J&K state under Prime Ministers Special Scholarship Scheme to June 15.
The students who have passed the polytechnic from 2015 onwards can register online on AICTE website to avail the facility by or before June 15, an official spokesperson said.
Meanwhile, all India Council for Technical Education in collaboration with Technical Education Department and Amar Singh College, Srinagar organized an awareness workshop regarding the Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Polytechnic Diploma Holder pass outs for Admission under Lateral Entry Mode at Amar Singh College, here.
The aim of the workshop was to acquaint the desirous students, parents and other stakeholders about the scheme. The workshop was attended by around 400 aspirants.
The workshop was inaugurated by Principal Amar Singh College, Prof Muhammad Aslam Baba.
He briefed the participants about the importance and benefits of the scheme.
On the occasion, Deputy Director AICTE, New Delhi, Anand Sharma enlightened participants about the scheme and discussed various issues regarding the PMSSS for Polytechnic Diploma Holders.
The participants raised various queries regarding allotment of colleges and other issues which were answered by resource persons.
Director Technical Education, Srinagar, Ms. Shabnam Shah Kamili, in her concluding remarks highlighted the importance of conducting awareness workshops for the aspirants.
Besides others, Dy Director Technical Education, Srinagar and Principals of Polytechnic Colleges of Kashmir Division were present during the workshop.