Frequently Asked Questions  - Diploma Course Examination
 

What is the minimum eligibility of the lectures counted?

A student has to secure 75% (overall) attendance in theory and practical and minimum 60% attendance in each subject (separately).


Can the attendance be condoned on medical grounds?

Yes, shortage in attendance can be condoned upto 5% on medical grounds by the principal provided the medical certificate is submitted by the candidate within 7 days of his return from Medical leave. In addition to 5% condonation by the Principal, 5% condonation of lectures on medical ground is also allowed by the Secretary of the Board on the case being recommended by the Principal.


Can a candidate continue his studies after having been out of the instutution?

Yes, but within 2(two) academic years from the period of absence due to any reason except those who have been debarred due to UMC. Further he has to apply for re-admission at the start of new session (even or odd) with a fee of Rs 100/-.

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On what basis candidate can be detained?

The candidate is detained either due to the shortage of attendance or due to non-appearance of the student in any of the paper in lower examination.


How the grace marks are awarded?

The quantum of grace marks shall not exceed one percent of the maximum of theory and practical papers pertaining to particular semester / class and it is permissible if by awarding the same, they are able topass in all the subjects.


What is the provision of grace marks for improving the division? 

Grace marks of 1% is also allotted in case of improvement of the division for the immediate passout students. However, such students are required to submit documents within one month of the declaration of the result of final semester. 


Can a candidate apply for rechecking?

Yes.


What is the procedure of applying for the rechecking?

Procedure and eligibility criteria for Re-checking :

  1. Fee for rechecking is Rs.75.00 per subject along with Rs.50.00 as fee for online submission of forms.
  2. This online application is to be submitted on Board's website www.punjabteched.net within 10 days from the date of display of results of his/her semesters.
  3. No case of rechecking shall be entertained after the stipulated period.
  4. There is no limit with regard to no. of subjects/semesters to be applied for rechecking.
  5. Student who had applied for rechecking shall not be allowed to apply for reevaluation in the same subject.

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Can the candidate apply for re-evaluation?

Yes, Re-evaluation is permissible.  Procedure and eligibility criteria for Re-Evaluation:

  1. Fee for re-evaluation is Rs.600.00 per subject.
  2. This online application is to be submitted within 10 days from the date of display of results of all his/her semesters on the Board's web sites.
  3. No case of re-evaluation shall be entertained after the stipulated period.
  4. Re-evaluation to the extent of maximum two subjects in one or two semester is permissible i.e. students having more than two reappear subjects in overall semesters are not allowed for re-evaluation.
  5. Students who had applied for rechecking shall not be allowed to apply for reevaluation in the same subject.

Can a candidate get the duplicate DMC/Diploma/Registration Card?

Yes, a candidate can get duplicate DMC/Diploma/Registration Card.


What is the procedure of getting duplicate DMC/Diploma ?

Application to be forwarded through Principal along with the FIR/DDR and requisite fee of Rs.200/- per DMC in favour of the Secretary, Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Chandigarh. In case of duplicate Diploma certificate, student must provide the copy of the originally issued Diploma certificate.


Is there any fee for getting ‘No Objection Certificate’.

No, Only an application along with the attested copies of all the semester of the DMCs is required.  

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Which documents candidate should carry to the examination?

The candidates are required to carry only the admit card issued by the Board, while coming to the examination center. No paper/cell phone/scientific calculator are allowed in the examination centre.


In case the candidate doesnot receive the admit card by the specified date, then how can he get a duplicate admit card?

In case a candidate donot get the admit card by the specified date, they can contact the Board. Admit Card will be issued on the written request of the candidate on production of proof of submission of the examination fees and after confirming his OMR sheet /APF form which he has filled on the specified dates.


When are the migrations allowed ?

Migration is allowed either in the 3rd semester or in the 5th semester of semester courses and in 2nd year of Annual courses.  

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Do the candidate has to apply for getting the Diploma Certificate.

Diploma certificates for the candidates who are admitted from the year 1999 onwards will be issued directly at the level of Board without asking for any kind of documents from the student or from the institute. However, for the candidates prior to 1999 batch are required to apply through the Principal along with a demand draft of Rs. 100/- in favour of the Secretary, Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Chandigarh.

In case of Diploma in Pharmacy, Diploma Certificates will be issued only to those students who have completed the required practical training. Therefore, Principal of the institute shall forward list of students along with the copy of the practical training form.


Is the trade change permissible during 5th semester?

No, not at all. It is permissible only in the 3rd  semester.


What are the eligibility conditions for the migration?

For getting the migration during the 3rd semester, following conditions are to be fulfilled :

1.        Candidate must have passed the 1st semester in the first attempt.

2.        Requisite fee of Rs.500/- in favour of the Secretary, Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Chandigarh.

For getting the migration during 5th semester, candidate must have passed the 1st, 2nd & 3rd semester at the time of submission of application and fee of Rs.500/-.


What are the eligibility conditions for the trade change cases?

Candidates must clear 1st semester during the first attempt and apply along with the requisite fee of Rs.250/- as demand draft in favour of the Secretary, Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Chandigarh.


What is the maximum duration for completion of Diploma Course?

The maximum permissible period for the completion of the diploma course is twice the duration of the Diploma course i.e. a three year diploma course should be completed in a maximum period of six years and so on.


Is there any provision for Division Improvement from Second to First Division?

Yes, Student who fulfils the following criteria can apply for Division Improvement.

  • One percent of the Total marks of theory examination of all the semesters may be given for improving the division of a candidate.
  • Grace marks given to a candidate in semester examination may be deducted from the total grace marks to be given for improvement of the division.
  • Students of 2004 batch onwards can only apply.
  • No fee is being charged.
  • Submit an application along with the photocopies of DMCs of all semesters, original Transcript and Original Diploma Certificate.

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