SRINAGAR: To facilitate students for admission in professional courses including Medical and Engineering streams, the registration for which shall start from tomorrow July 6, the district administration Srinagar has appointed nodal officers and designated facilitation centres.
According to the officials, deputy commissioner Srinagar Dr. Shahid Choudhary has said that “one nodal officer each has been appointed in all 7 tehsils of the district for facilitating hassle-free income certificates, verification, and other required documents.”
Meanwhile, facilitation centers have been designated in High and Higher Secondary Schools.
Giving details, the nodal officers include Manzoor Ahmed Mir (9419068011 and email [email protected]) for Panthachowk tehsil, Mohammad Yaseen (9419538647, [email protected]) for tehsil Chanapora, Sheikh Showkat (9622449422, [email protected]) for tehsil Eidgah, Firdaus Khan (9419066632, [email protected]) for tehsil Shalteng, Asrat Shafi (6005267997, [email protected]) for tehsil South, Manzoor Ahmed (7006484039, [email protected]) for tehsil North, and Shafqat Ahmed (9149452674, [email protected]) for tehsil Khanyar. Meanwhile, Tehsildars have deputed dedicated teams for facilitating the students.
Besides the AICTE facilitation centers have been established at various schools where students can approach for applications. These include GHSS Kothibagh, GHSS Rajbagh, GHSS Amirakadal, GHSS Khanyar, GHSS Nowhatta, GHSS Sonwar, GHSS Zadibal, GHSS Chanapora, GHSS Nawakadal, GHSS Nishat, GHSS Soura, GHSS Rainawari, GHSS Gund Hassibhat, BHSS Jawahar Nagar, BHSS Mujgund, BHSS Hazratbal, BHSS Teilbal, BHSS Palpora, BHSS Shalimar, BHSS Batmaloo, BHSS Nawakadal, BHSS Zainakote, BHSS Zadibal, HSS Khonmoh, SP Higher Secondary School, and MY Higher Secondary School.
These also include BHS Soura, BHS Bakshipora, BHS Balhama, BHS Braine, BHS Dhara, BHS Natipora, BHS Panthachowk, BHS Rangteng, BHS Shalkhad, BHS Sonwar, BHS Batpora, BHS Khimber, GHS Balhama, GHS Harwan, GHS Reiteng, and HS Fatehkadal.
To streamline the process, the spokesman said that “In case of any complaints or issues faced at Tehsil offices or facilitation centers the students have been advised to contact the District Call Center at 6006333308 or helpline numbers of AICTE or the online grievance redressal link.”
As per the official figures, more than 2000 students have been shortlisted as eligible for the PMSSS for admissions in professional colleges while total vacancies earmarked for J&K are 5000 for which notification has been issued by the AICTE.
The Higher Education department has also notified eligibility conditions which inter alia contains that candidates having domicile of Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir must have passed the 12th class examination from JKBOSE or CBSE affiliated schools located in J&K in the academic year 2018-19 or 2019-20 only, and having family income of Rs. 8.00 Lakh or less per annum. “Candidate must apply online and register themselves on the portal of AICTE on or before the last date. Common merit list has been prepared for the candidates who have passed the HSC (10+2) examination in the academic year 2018-19 and 2019-20 for district Srinagar,” said an official