No bar to appear in entrance exam for technical education



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Are you keen to take up technical courses in your higher education but have failed School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examination?

You need not worry because you are still qualified to appear in the entrance examination for technical education, thanks to a new provision introduced by the council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT)

The CTEVT has offered the opportunity to the students who have failed  only in two subjects in the SLC examinations and is appearing for Chance examination. However, the students may not be eligible to join the classes if they fail in supplementary examination of the SLC.

The entrance exam is going to be held on July 25 and 26 while the chance exam is going to be held from August 5.

Many students often become upset after failing the SLC. The students could study diploma course after passing the SLC supplementary examination.

Dr. Ramhari Lamichanne, member secretary of the CTEVT, informed they offered the courses in agriculture, animal raring construction, health and other technical subjects.

Dr. Lamichhane informed that the CTEVT has been planning to keep display bars at five public places which will aware the youths about the skill.

He informed that the display bar will kept at the International Airport, Foreign Employment Department and passport Department at Ratnapark, where people could know the brief about skill and idea to enhance the skill.

Currently, about 1738 youths are leaving for foreign employment per day. Out of this total, two percent are less skilled, 24 per cent are skilled and 72 per cent are unskilled.

Meanwhile, the CTEVT has planning to introduce a special scholarship programme for the unprivileged girls and Dalit and minority community students.

In the budget speech for the new fiscal, the government announced it would be launching technical education in 240 constituencies. It has also allocated budget to construct buildings for 13 poly-technics in various parts of the country to promote technical and vocational education for youths.