PWD (Persons with Disabilities) Scheme

This scheme is supported by ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India. Under this scheme, financial support is provided to the admitted PWD (Persons with Physical Disability)/Divyang candidates to integrate them in the mainstream of Technical & Vocational Education so that they may become self-dependent in their life. The PWD candidate with percentage of disability as 40% or more is eligible to get admission in this scheme.
The scheme envisages training the PWD candidates through Formal Program consisting of regular 3-Year Polytechnic Diploma and Non-formal Program consisting of Vocational/Skill training courses. Under Formal program, 3-year diploma in Agriculture Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering is offered to the PWDs depending upon the Vocational Evaluation Certificate/Branch Suitability Certificate issued by National Career Service Centre for Differently Abled, Ludhiana. A total of 25 seats are sanctioned for PWD candidates over and above the sanctioned seats of institute. Tentative seat distribution is as under:

Branch/ Tentative number of seats allotted Agriculture Engg. Civil Engg. Computer Engg. Electrical Engg. Electronics Engg. Mechanical Engg. Total
4 4 5 4 4 4 25
Admission to these seats is made directly by the institute on the basis of marks scored by candidate in his/her 10 th class. Admission process is started in the month of June/July every year. The admitted students under this program are encouraged through provisions like scholarship, free hostel facility and boarding allowance for hostellers, travelling allowance for day-scholars and books & uniform allowance. Apart from this, no course fee is charged from the PWD students admitted in the above diploma program.

Under the Non-Formal Program, the institute is running free of cost Vocational/Skill Training Courses of 3 months duration in different trades like dress making, cutting and tailoring, basic computer education, mobile repairing etc. The admitted students under this program are encouraged through provisions like scholarship and mid-day meal allowance.

नोट: यह स्कीम केवल दिव्यांग उम्मीदवारों (40% या अधिक विकलांगता ) के लिए है ।