Admission in Colleges through E-Pravesh Portal
Bhopal. Online admission process for the first year under graduation courses/ first semester P.G. courses for the academic year 2018-19 in government and recognized government aided private colleges, besides government unaided colleges being run under the Higher Education Department will be carried out through www.epravesh.nic.in portal. Interested students can take admissions in the first year under graduation courses and P.G. first semester by registering themselves on the E-Pravesh portal. Admissions of registered students will only be considered.
Admission will start after declaration of the Board of Secondary Education’s 12th class examination as per the time table issued separately by the Higher Education Department. Admission procedure will have three stages and one C.L.C. stage. About 469 government, 827 private, 74 private government aided colleges will be available for admission. Students can also take admissions in the approved minority colleges located in the state. A list of these colleges will be uploaded on the website of the Higher Education Department shortly.
Various changes have been made in E-Pravesh 2018-18 as compared to previous years. Exemption from tuition fee has been given to the children of registered labourers of the unorganised sector for taking admissions in both the graduate and post graduate regular courses in government/private aided colleges. There is an arrangement for free online registration for girl students of all the categories in the first stage only. If any female student get herself registered in other stage from the first stage then the prescribed charges will be charged.
Moreover, compulsion of maximum age limit has been abolished in under graduate and post graduate courses. Lectures will commence from the first week of July for students, who get admissions in the first year. An arrangement for online admission fee payment is being made under the Digital India Programme. This will facilitate a better payment facility to students and their parents. An increase from 3 percent to 5 percent has been made in reserved seats for disabled students. This arrangement will facilitate more higher education opportunities to disabled students.
Along with this, information in connection to admission will be given to students from time to time by S.M.S. alerts. It is mandatory to give option to select online college/subject/ course again for such registered applicants, who do not take admissions after the allotment or those who do not receive allotment.
Moreover, Help Line Desk is also being established at college and directorate level to conduct the entire E-Pravesh process smoothly and to solve the problems related to admission process of students. Besides this, web based arrangements is also being made on E-Pravesh portal to solve problems related to admission.