Chandigarh,17th July 2019:

National Conference on ‘Draft New Education Policy 2019’ concludes at PU

The two day national conference titled ‘Draft New Education Policy
2019 : A Way Ahead’ concluded at Panjab University here today with
recommendations and suggestions made by stakeholders to the draft of
New Education Policy.

The valedictory session of the conference had a special address by
Prof. Nagesh Thakur, member UGC. He spoke about integration of
teaching and research, about relevance of values and ethics and the
significance of mother tongue in teaching.

Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, PU, in his address stated that
optimum utilization of technology can help achieve better reach in
education. He focused on including the component of ‘employability’ in
the curricula. Prof Kumar also spoke about the concept of ‘resource
sharing’ and developing business models for self sustenance.

Earlier, the first session for the day was on ‘Governance and
Administration of Education and Research’ and was chaired by Prof.
Ramanjit Johal. The panellists for the session included Prof. Archana
Bhatnagar and Prof. Khushwinder Singh. The session saw deliberations
on functions of regulatory bodies and accreditation agencies.

The second session for the day was a round table discussion and
compilation of recommendations. The key issues raised included
funding, teachers’ status, choice based credit system to name a few.
Prof Krishan Kumar raised the important issue of constructing a norm
on how teachers should be treated at educational institutes. Prof
Rajat Sandhir raised the issue of paying heed to manpower along with
developing infrastructures.

Dr. Kuldeep Kaur, Co-coordinator CALEM presented the report of the
conference and Prof. Latika Sharma proposed the vote of thanks.

The two day conference was organized by Centre for Academic Leadership
and Education Management (CALEM) and Department of Education, PU,
under the aegis of PMMMNMTT, Ministry of Human Resource Development,
GOI. The recommendations made during the conference will be compiled
in the form of a compendium.

Around 50 who participated from the States of Punjab, Haryana and UT,
Chandigarh included Chairpersons, Directors, Principals, Faculty and
other stakeholders. There were 16 Resource persons for various
sessions.

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Chandigarh July 17, 2019

Answer-key of PULEET Entrance Test-2019

This is for the information of the candidates in
particular and public in general that the Answer-key alongwith
Question Booklet of PULEET Entrance Test-2019 conducted by Panjab
University on 14th July 2019 is available on the Website i.e.
http://exams.puchd.ac.in/show-noticeboard.php

The candidates can file their objections regarding
discrepancy and accuracy of the answers by email at arcet@pu.ac.in, by
July 19, 2019 up to 11:15 a.m.
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Chandigarh July 17, 2019

Answer-key of PUMEET Entrance Test-2019

This is for the information of the candidates in
particular and public in general that the Answer-key alongwith
Question Booklet of PUMEET Entrance Test-2019 conducted by Panjab
University on 14th July 2019 is available on the Website i.e.
http://exams.puchd.ac.in/shownoticeboard.php The candidates can file
their objections regarding discrepancy and accuracy of the answers by
email at arcet@pu.ac.in, by July 19, 2019 up to 1:00 P.M.

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Chandigarh July 17, 2019

Admission in Ph.D. Programme in DCEDS, PU

In the Department of Community Education and
Disability Studies(DCEDS), Panjab University, Chandigarh, some seats
are vacant for admission in Ph.D. Programme. Those students who have
qualified UGC NET/UGC JRF in Education and P.U. Entrance Test in
Community Education and Disability Studies may approach to the
Chairperson, Department of Community Education and Disability Studies
for admission in Ph.D. Programme.
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Chandigarh July 17, 2019

Admission to M.Sc. (Medical Physics)

The interview/counselling for the admission to M.Sc.
(Medical Physics) first-Year for the session 2019-20 will be held on
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 9.00 AM onwards along with the M.Sc.
[Physics and Physics (Specialization in Electronics)] courses in the
Department of Physics, Sector-14, P.U., Chandigarh. All the applicants
are advised to bring their original certificates, mark sheets and
other relevant documents for verification. It is mandatory on the part
of the candidate to bring hard copy of the admission form along with
self-attested copies of all documents during/before counselling.

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Chandigarh July 17, 2019

PU Results

It is for the information of the general
public and students of Panjab University Teaching Departments/Colleges
in particular that result of the following examinations have been
declared:-

1. M.Sc(Hons.School) Physics & Electronics 4th Semester,May-19

2. Certificate Course in Urdu, May-19

3. B.Lib-2nd Semester, May-19

4. B.Sc(Hons.)Mathematics 6th Semester, May-19

5. M.Sc(Botany) 4th Semester,May-19

6. M.Sc in Fashion and Lifestyle Technology-2nd Semester, May-19

7. LLM(One Year Course) Ist Semester,Dec-18

8. LLM( One Year Course) UILS-Ist Semester,Dec-18

9. LLM(2 Year Course)Ist Semester,Dec-18

The students are advised to see their result in their
respective Departments/Colleges/University website.

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Chandigarh July 17, 2019

Five-day induction-cum-orientation programme

In the series of events at the five-day
induction-cum-orientation programme, a
photo exhibition was organized at University Institute of Applied Management
Sciences(UIAMS), Panjab University(PU) in association with Natural
Biodiversity group to create awareness about nature and its conservation. The exhibition
was inaugurated by the Dean of University Instruction Prof. Shankarji Jha who inspired
the students and faculty with his words of wisdom regarding importance of nature in
their lives.

Prof. Upasna Joshi Sethi, Director, UIAMS addressed to the students and
faculty and motivated them to actively participate in conservation of
nature which is a global concern.

Dr. Ashish Bhatia, COO, Fortis Health Care Ltd., Mohali
delivered a talk on leadership and management to the newly inducted students in the MBA MBA sectoral programmes at UIAMS. He highlighted the essential traits that a
manager must possess to take on the role of a leader, the most important being effective
communication skills. He gave numerous examples from industry to drive in the point
that it’s the positivity in attitude of the leader which will spell the success for the
organization, whatever the business scenario be. He also apprised the
students of the challenges being faced by today’s businesses, especially healthcare, and further
informed about the key strategies to tide over these challenges effectively.

The students also interacted with Mr. Jubin Mehta, AGM, SEBI
who talked about the role of SEBI in Indian Financial Markets. The students were
inquisitive about the working of capital markets, the various scams in the capital markets
and the role of management trainees in SEBI.
Mr. Aman Chug, Chairman, All India Committee of
CII/Advisor/Trainer motivated the students with his talk on ‘Realizing Your Passion’. He made the
students aware about the value of time management in their personal and professional lives. The
lecture was well appreciated by the audience.