Punjab

Punjab Government extends registration date for admission to meritorious schools

Punjab Tribune Bureau | June 04, 2020 10:24 PM

Education Board has also changed the eligibility criteria for applicants

 CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has extended the registration date for Meritorious Schools for Session-2020-21 in Class XI. This decision has been taken in compliance with the instructions given from time to time by the Government of India and the Government of Punjab regarding security from COVID-19.

A spokesperson of the Punjab School Education Department said that the on line registration will be re-start for the admission in Class XI in Meritorious Schools located at Amritsar, Bathinda, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Sangrur and Talwara (Hoshiarpur) from June 5, at 9 am and will be closed on  June 15, 2020 at 5pm. The aplications can be submitted for the admission for class 9th in Meritorious School (Talwara) from June 5, at 9.00 am to 5.00 pm on June 15, 2020.

According to the spokesperson, the Punjab School Education Board has also made some changes in the eligibility criteria for registration for the Class XI entrance examination. Before these changes, 70 per cent marks were required in class X for the general category and 65 per cent marks for the reserve category. Now, Students of gengeral category who have obtained Grade B + and above in class X from Punjab School Education Board are eligible to apply and the condition for reserve category is Grade B.

Similarly, CBSE Tenth pass students of general category with grade B1 and above and reserve category students with grade B2 and above will be eligible to apply for admission. Similarly, the condition of marks obtained from class VIII for registration of entrance examination in class IX would be the same as the above.

The department has also clarified that those students, who have already applied for admission and now meet all the existing requirements for admission, need not to re-apply.

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