Prior to the establishment of the The Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training, the Board was functioning as a wing under the Directorate, Technical Education and Industrial Training (Punjab) looking after both the examination and administrative aspects of different Polytechnics.

The Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training is an autonomous statutory authority created under 'The Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training 1992 Act' for regulating and controlling academic standards in Institutes of Technical Education and for making admissions & conducting examinations in Polytechnics and Industrial Training Institutes.

The major policy decisions of the Board are made by the Board of Management comprising of senior officers of the State government and eminent persons from the fields of Industry, Education, etc.


 Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training Department

Sh. Bhagwant Mann

Hon'ble Chief Minister, Punjab

Sh. Harjot Singh Bains

Hon'ble Minister,
Technical Education & Industrial Training,
Govt. of Punjab, Chandigarh

Sh. Vivek Pratap Singh, IAS

Principal Secretary

Technical Education and Industrial Training Deptt., Punjab.


Punjab State Board of Technical Education
and Industrial Training, Chandigarh.

Shri Ramvir,


Punjab State Board of Technical Education
and Industrial Training, Chandigarh.

The following officers of the Board assist the Chairman and Secretary of the Board:

  Designation Name Email Id
1. Director Academics Dr. Bharat Naresh Bansal
2. Registrar-cum-Controller of Exams Sh. Sanjeev Goyal
3. System Administrator Mrs. Ambica Chawla
4. Controller Exam (ITI) S. Narinder Pal Singh  Lamba
5. Administrative Officer Dr. Harinder Pal Singh

Committees of the Board

The Board has four statutory committees:

  1. Examination Committee: This committee assists in framing the policies regarding the conduct of examination.

  2. Affiliation and Accreditation Committee: This committee deals with the affiliation of the new institutes and approval of new courses in the existing institutes.

  3. Finance Committee: The activities of this committee relates to allocation of budget and other financial policies of the Board.

  4. Academic Committee: This committee deals with the framing of curricula for the new courses, revision of curricula of the existing courses and monitoring the implementation of curricula in the institutions.  


Activities of the Board

The Board is carrying out the following major activities: -

1.      Admissions: - The Board makes admissions to 33 Engineering Diploma Courses in 95 Institutions affiliated to the Board in the State of Punjab and Chandigarh (U.T.). The Board admits about 23,500 students to various diploma courses in these Institutes. In addition, the Board also make admissions to diploma in Pharmacy and Modern Office Practice.

2.      Registration of students: - The students admitted to the various affiliated Institutions of Board are issued photo-registration cards as bonafide student of the Board. Every year registration cards are also issued to the students of ITI courses.

3.     Conduct of examination: - The Board conducts two semester examinations every year i.e. May and December for diploma courses. This also includes the supplementary examinations.  In addition, during May, Examinations are also held for annual courses like diploma in Pharmacy and Diploma in Mechanical Engg. (Tool & Die).

The Board conducts the following examinations for the I.T.I. courses-

1. Apprenticeship examination in May and November
2. Final Trade Test in July
3. Supplementary Final Trade Test in January.
4. COE Exam in February and August.

All the answer books of various examinations are evaluated in the Board’s office by the panel of teachers selected by the Board. The results of the examinations are compiled and declared within two months of the completion of the examination.

4.      Certification of the pass out students: - The successful students who complete their diploma course are issued computerized/ calligraphically written final diploma certificates. On an average 15,000 certificates are issued every year for diploma students. Similarly about 30,000 ITI certificates are issued to the students who pass the  Final Trade Test and Apprenticeship Examinations.

5.      Revision of Curricula: - The curricula of the courses offered by Board are periodically updated as per the needs of the industry. Efforts are being made to introduce a higher percentage of practical components in the curricula.


 The Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Plot No. 1A, Sector 36-A, Chandigarh.
Phones : 0172- 2615389, 2622584, 2622585     Email :

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