Punjab State Council of Basic and Technical Education, Punjab was legally established under the guidance of jurist, eminent educationists and social workers for the development of education in wide areas. Government of Punjab, registered the Council for propagation and development of distance education on the pattern of regular, private, correspondence and Open continuing & Distance Education under registration No. 449. Punjab State Council of Basic and Technical Education, Punjab under SR Act 21-1860 and Punjab State amendment act 1957
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The Council , under Government of Punjab and Government of India, is Legal Autonomous and non profit Institution and has legal right of teaching & training under the provision of constitution. Copies of Bylaws, prospectus, etc. are sent to the various Authorities and Departments of the Government of India/State Governments and Union Territories by the Council from time to time. The area of operation of the Council is wide and extensive all over India. Information centres of examination are situated in almost all-major cities of India where semester/annual examinations are normally organized every year in April/October. Parishad is planning to open study examination centres for foreigners and non-resident Indians in various parts of the world.

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Establishment Year : 1980
Registration Date : 1980 , 2005 and 2009
Main Aim : To propagate and expansion of Hindi in all the states of India and to educate the people by giving them Job oriented education equivalent to Degree Courses through Distance/Part Time/ Traditional Education/Business and do helping others to do the research work also.
Symbol of Institution : Logo of Punjab State Council of Basic and Technical Education, Punjab. Now it is first institution of correspondence course in India.
Grants : Institution is not getting any grant form any government/ Governing bodies.
Motivation : Herold Wilson (British Prime Minister – 1963) Rajiv Gandhi (Prime Minister of India – 1984)
Publication of Books : Study Materials etc.
Examination Centre of Institutions : Capitals and main cities of India including village and hill areas
Course Conducted : Secondary, Graduation, Post-Graduation, Technical vocational and research
Dean : Reputed Teacher and People having rich knowledge of various subjects
Fees : Affordable to all class of students and faculty of Scholarship and restoration
Founder : S. R. Singh (Journalist, Teacher, Social Worker)
Founder’s View : How education can be reach at the doorstep of Public? How the discrimination of degree can be used as brotherhood? Discrimination of degree should be on the ground of similarity of knowledge not on Degrees. Today there is no shortage of universities and educational institutions but it feels. We are trying to sort out this problem and we will keep doing this.

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Aims of Parishad :

This also imparts education to down trodden & backwards at concessional fee. Council also fulfils the aims of vocational & educational right of Indian constitution 1950 under Article 14, 15, 19(1), 21, 26, 29, 30, 45, 46 & 351.

Main Objectives :

Punjab State Council of Basic and Technical Education, Punjab is a non commercial voluntary social educational institution with the aims of expansion and promotion of education, publication of scare, unique and newly written literature, pay honour and due promotion to the educationists.
These may be enumerated as below:

  • To Democratise higher education by providing it to the students at their door step.
  • To provide higher education to one and all, irrespective of age/sex/caste/ territory.
  • To provide job-oriented and professional education.
  • To promote and popularise education under Open & Distance Education system on the pattern of other countries.
  • The option to select choice subjects and imbibe more education at lesser cost.