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Punjab Education Department


Punjab government schools record 11% rise in admissions in current session

May 27, 2021 9:27 am

Some schools have seen even 100 per cent increase in student strength this year as compared to the past couple of years.

Punjab education dept clarifies: Revised pay scales for future recruits

October 22, 2020 12:49 am

Following Tuesday’s order, there was a lot of hue and cry raised by existing teaching staff because as per the revised scale their salaries of were coming down by Rs 2000 to 2500 per teacher from their current salaries.

Govt to soon launch ‘Punjab Educare’ app, a storehouse of all study material

July 07, 2020 1:35 pm

The app will provide systematically arranged study material including textbooks, video lessons, daily assignments for all subjects.

Admissions ahead, Punjab education dept goes aggressive on social media

March 09, 2020 2:36 am

In a recent video conference of Education Secretary Krishan Kumar, with the district education officers (DEOs) and the district social media coordinators, several instructions were given regarding the usage of social media.

Punjab: Now edu dept, PWD letters indicate closing of 130-yr-old school, advise shifting of students

March 05, 2020 10:36 pm

The three letters have been procured under the Right To Information Act by activist Rajiv Vashisth, who is also leading the Bajwara School Bachao Andolan (BSBA). Copies of the three are available with The Indian Express.

Explained: Why Punjab teachers say state govt's 'Mission Shat Pratishat' is wishful thinking

December 24, 2019 8:05 pm

The Mission Shat Pratishat was launched in September by the Punjab education department with the aim to further improve the results of government schools, as compared to the previous year.

A first: Punjab govt ropes in ISB to inculcate ‘leadership’ qualities among school heads

December 21, 2019 5:56 am

The 5-day training by the Indian School of Business (ISB) aims at developing motivational, leadership qualities among them and to shape up their overall personality.

Punjab Education Department staffers to face action for delaying work

August 09, 2017 9:23 am

“All our services records including ACRs, ACP are with our respective DEO offices. Whenever we go there to get the records, which are required for our promotions, we are harassed by the office clerks and the superintendent badly,” said a teacher from Jalandhar.

Run out: No cricket in list of training wings at govt schools in Punjab

July 26, 2017 11:01 am

As per the latest list of ‘wings’ (a copy is with The Indian Express) announced by the education department for 2017-18, free coaching will be provided for basketball, boxing, judo, football, kabaddi and hockey across the state. Cricket has failed to make it to the list.

Over 10,000 fail to give Class 5 exams

March 14, 2016 10:24 am

As per the Right to Education Act, no student was to be detained in any class till the eighth grade. The examination system too was discontinued after the implementation of this Act.