Haryana

HARYANA EDUCATION DEPATT. ISSUES GUIDLINES FOR ADMISSIONS FOR ACADEMIC SESSION 2018-19

May 08, 2018 06:57 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Haryana Higher Education Department has issued guidelines to all the Principals of Government Colleges of the state to strictly adhered to while making admissions for the academic session 2018-19. These guidelines are regarding admissions and workload assessment, increase in seats in existing courses and new courses for the academic session 2018-19.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Department said that as per the guidelines for traditional degree courses, the admission to T.D.C-1st semester (all faculties) will be made purely on merit basis. Marks obtained in the qualifying examination along with permissible weightage (if any) by the students would be the sole criterion for admission. Compartment Candidates would be entertained on the last day of admission with late fee subject to availability of seats, he added.

The spokesman said that the subjects like Hindi Elective, Sanskrit Compulsory or elective, and Punjabi Compulsory or Elective should be offered only where there are more than 30 students opting for each of these subjects. It is clarified that no relaxation in number of students will be given. The Principals are advised not to make any correspondence in this regard. Where ever, the admitted student's strength falls below the permissible limit of seats issued vide guidelines, in such cases the students may be allowed change of subjects within 15 days of start of regular classes.

He said that the number of seats allotted for various streams, courses or subjects would remain same in general as for the previous academic session until specified by the Government. Principals must ensure that the rationalization of student's strength in all the subjects should be done.He said that in order to have optimum utilization of the resources and faculty, a minimum of 40 students to be admitted for starting or continuing a subject in Arts and Commerce faculties. Similarly, A minimum of 20 students to be admitted for starting or/ continuing a subject in Science faculty. For MA-I Classes (where ever applicable), 40 students per subject will be permitted and in case of Music 15 students need to be admitted. He said that any option in a subject can only be started after prior approval of Government and with a minimum strength of 30 is permissible.

The spokesman said that the subjects like Hindi Elective, Sanskrit Compulsory or elective, and Punjabi Compulsory or Elective should be offered only where there are more than 30 students opting for each of these subjects. It is clarified that no relaxation in number of students will be given. The Principals are advised not to make any correspondence in this regard. Where ever, the admitted student's strength falls below the permissible limit of seats issued vide guidelines, in such cases the students may be allowed change of subjects within 15 days of start of regular classes.

The Principals must work out teaching workload by 30th July, 2018. This workload will be decided after taking into account the actual member of students attending the class in a particular subject or stream. Subject change must be taken into account while calculating or deciding the workload of a subject. It would be the sole responsibility of the concerned Principal to ensure the exact assessment of the teaching workload. The guidelines in workload issued by the Directorate from time to time alongwith the norms of University should be strictly followed. The information in enclosed proforma (students’ data) also be sent along with the workload. Where ever there is conflict between guidelines of the directorate and the affiliating universities, the guidelines issued by the directorate will prevail.

He said that For the Job oriented courses; the minimum number of students permissible is 40. The Principal will take personal interest to see that there is required strength of PG, JOC, Science and Elective subjects up to maximum number as per norms of University and directions from the Directorate. The reservation policy of the State Government and the guidelines issued by the Chief Secretary regarding the Reservation policy must be strictly followed. Any violation of guidelines issued by the State Government will be viewed seriously, he added.

Detailed guidelines regarding online admissions are available at the web portal of department of Higher Education, Haryana http://www.highereduhry.com. The common admission schedule and admission guidelines of the affiliating University must be adhered to. Colleges are required to procure a copy of gazette from Haryana School Education Board, Bhiwani, CBSE, New Delhi and Chandigarh for the purpose of preparing merit list. Preference in admissions in evening classes (wherever applicable) be given to those candidates who are employed in some vocation as per government instructions on the subjects. The number of students in a section will be up to 80. The composition group will be half of the section strength subject to a minimum of 40 students.

The Principals are to ensure that the tutorials should be held regularly in all classes. Principals would also ensure that counselling of one week is undertaken with parents and students so that all their doubts and queries regarding subjects and bourses are clarified, for this, necessary schedule may be prepared. Extension lecturer, if required (as per policy) can only be engaged after approval of the State Government.

He said that 80 additional seats have been allotted in B.A-I at Government College Barota, district Sonepat and 20 additional seats each have been allotted in B.Sc Medical and B.Sc Non Medical at Government College Tohana district Fatehabad with effect from 2018-19. Similarly, 80 additional seats have been allotted in B.A-I at Government College Birohar, district Jhajjar. 

He said that new streams and courses have been allotted to various colleges with effect from 2018-19. These included BSc Non-Medical at Government College Bhattu Kalan, district Fatehabad, BA Functional English, B.A. Geography Hons. and B.Sc Applied Psychology at Government College Sector-1, Panchkula, B.Com-I Hons and BA Economics Hons. at Government College for Women Sector-14,Panchkula, Home Science subject in BA at Government College for Women Bhiwani, Punjabi subject in B.A-I at Government College Bhuna, district Fatehabad. Similarly, B.Sc Computer Science and Physical education subject in B.A-I at Government College, Meham district Rohtak, Physical education subject in B.A-I and Mass Communication subject in BA-I at Government College Jhajjar, BSc Non medical at Government College for Women Madlouda district Panipat, Physical education subject in B.A-I at Government College Ambala Cantt., Psychology as subject in BA-I at Government College Jatauli Haily Mandi and B.Com – I at Government College Barota, district Sonipat.

The spokesman said that various Postgraduate Courses approved for academic session 2018-19 included M.A. History at Government College Nagina, district Nuh, M.Sc Child Development (Home Science) at Government College for Women, Sector 14, Panchkula, Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance and counselling at Government College Bhiwani, M.A. Geography (approved by Education Minister) at Government College Jatauli, Haily Mandi, district Gurugram and M.A. Punjabi at Government College Ratia, district Fatehabad.

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