Chandigarh, 19 May (YP Bureau)
The Punjab State Board of Technical Education today conducted JET (Joint Entrance Exam) 2012 succesfully at 434 examination centers situated in Punjab, New Delhi and Chandigarh.
Disclosing this here today A Spokesperson of the Punjab Government said that more than 90,000 candidates appeared in the test. He said that the students across the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and UT Chandigarh have shown great interest in the JET as the Board has reduced the examination and tution fees.
He said that the result of JET 2012 would be declared in the first week of June 2012. More than 60,000 seats would be available in 130 Polytechnic colleges affiliated with the Board across the state. He said that the Board has offered more than 29 Diploma courses and after that students would be able to get addmission in the second year of B.Tech through lateral entry.
Spokesperson further said that 2500 seats has been reserved under fee waiver scheme (Rs 22,000 exempted from Rs.27,625 Annual Fee) for the students of economical weaker section whose family income is less than 4.5 lakhs. He said that All the SC students whose family income is less than 2 .5 lakhs have to pay Rs. 1100/- only for three years as tution fee.