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Punjab Govt launches centralised state admission portal

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | July 13, 2022 06:30 PM

CHANDIGARH: Taking forward Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s vision to provide seamless online eco-system to students, The Punjab Government on Wednesday launched the Centralized admission portal for admissions in the Government Colleges of the state affiliated with Punjab, Punjabi and Guru Nanak Dev Universities.

Launching the Portal here at the Mahatama Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration (MGSIPA),

Minister for Higher Education and Languages Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer said the state government is working swifty to ensure our youngsters get all the latest online services making their education and studies related endeavours easier and efficient. The Centralized State Admission portal has been fully developed by the Department of Governance Reforms (DoGR) in collaboration with Department of Higher Education (DHE), Punjab and will ensure fulsome transparency and ease, the Minister said adding more such measures are in the offing.

“The DoGR with the assistance of DHE has made the state admission portal for the current session (2022-23). Further DoGR has roped in PayGov India (Payment Gateway Partner) to facilitate digital mode of fee collection from student and its reconciliation, ” he added.

The Common Admission platform for candidates will serves as a central hub for applicants for their end to end admission journey and students will be able to file single application form for applying admission in multiple colleges and courses.

The Portal will ensure contactless admissions process without physical counseling. The fee payment system will be online. It will also ensure ease of communication with students Application Manager allows college to communicate with applicant directly via an email or individual/bulk SMS or for a call to complete the form or to remove the objections or to make the fee payment etc. There will be total transparency in preparing the merit list and students will be able to see the admission process online in a transparent manner.

Prominent amongst those present during the launch included DPI Colleges Punjab Rajiv Kumar Gupta, GM DoGR Vinesh Gautam and additional directors from the Directorate of Higher Education, Dr. Ashwani Bhalla, Dr. Parminder Singh, Dr. Harleen Bedi, Dr. Jaswinder Kaur and Dr. Gurdarshan Brar.

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