CHANDIGARH: On the directions of Punjab education minister Vijay Inder Singla, the department has decided to conduct a survey of the achievements of all government and government-aided schools in order to assess the quality of education. Disclosing this here on Tuesday, a spokesperson of the school education department said this survey would test the quality of education in the government and government-aided schools of the state during the current academic session 2020-21. "The survey will begin with a quiz in August and there will be another quiz about a fortnight later. The children will have their first mock test in September. The second mock test will be held in October and the third test in November," the spokesperson said. "There will be no
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government on Friday allowed provisional admission of as many as 31,022 open category candidates in Class XI in schools as regular students. However, such students will have to take the examinations of Class X when the Covid-19 situation becomes normal. Punjab school education minister Vijay Inder Singla said the matriculation result of regular students was declared by Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) on the basis of continuous comprehensive evaluation (CCE), but the result of open school students was withheld, as these students are not covered under CCE criteria. "The open category candidates were in dilemma as they were not getting admission in the schools as regular students. After reviewing the situation, we have decided to provide them a short-term relief.
SANGRUR: Taking serious note of allegations of misuse of funds by the management of Akal Degree College for Women Sangrur, Punjab government has dissolved the management of the college and appointed ADC General as administrator. Punjab cabinet minister and local MLA Mr. Vijay Inder Singla said that this college is the only institute for girls in the 40 km radius of Sangrur area and since the start of all this controversy, he has continuously been giving feedback to CM Captain Amarinder Singh and higher education minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa to save this institute. He also assured that the institute will not be allowed to stop admissions for BA for academic session 2020-21 at any cost. “Our government is watching all