Srinagar, Jul 27: Principal Secretary Skill Development Department (SDD), Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon Wednesday chaired a meeting of officers to review the status of admission in the Government Polytechnic colleges across Jammu and Kashmir.
Director Skill Development, Secretary Board of technical Education (BOTE), officers from J&K Board of School Education, Principals of all Government Polytechnics, representatives of AICTE and Private Polytechnics attended the meeting in person and through video conferencing.
The Principal Secretary held a threadbare discussion with all the concerned officers with respect to the admission process at all Polytechnics.
The meeting was informed that BOTE invited applications for the admissions in the three year Diploma programme and as on date 3060 applications have been received by the board.
It was told that the date of receiving applications was started in the first week of May and the process is still going on with a timeline to receive applications extended three times.
It was also given out that the admission process is at its final stage and the final applications would be sent to respective colleges for further process of enrolment of the applicants.
Dr Samoon asked the Principals of Government Polytechnics to ensure 100 per cent enrolment for the academic session.
He also asked the Principals to give wide publicity to ongoing admissions so as to encourage maximum admission of students in these Polytechnics.
He also directed the Principals to retain hired buildings for hostel facilities for far off students.
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