No JEE merit list for admission to technical courses in Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA- The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Wednesday decided to do away with theJEE merit list for admission to technical, vocational or professional courses in private aided and un-aided institutions in the state. Instead the admission will be done through a common entrance test to be conducted by Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU), Hamirpur.

The decision will help private technical institutions which are unable to fill the seats to get the students on the basis of merit list drawn through entrance test held by HPTU. Cabinet gave its consent to start a new trade in Apparel and Fashion Technology in ITI, Sunni in Shimla district, besides creating/filling up of two posts of Trade Instructors. ~ PTI/Photo:IBN Live

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