First PU admission forms are made available from 17th of May. Colleges in the city are all geared up to follow the procedure set by the Department of Pre-University Education (DPUE) for submission of application forms. And, for the first time, the DPUE has introduced a Common Application forms for admissions to I PU.
One of the Principal of a college said that students were expected to come in for admissions from Monday. Also Mount Carmel PU College saw more than 300 applicants for now. A Counsellor at the Mount Carmel Grievance Cell said that, the new regulation did not affect the college in anyway, but the uniform cost of Rs.20 was cost effective for students applying in many colleges.
A parent said “Getting the application form is hassle-free. Now, many copies of the same form can easily be taken and submitted to different colleges”.
However, the last date for admission into I-PU without fine is June 15. With fine of Rs.420, the last date for admission is June 22. The academic year is said to begin from May 30 onwards.