EDUCATION DEPARTMENT INSTRUCTS SCHOOL HEADS NOT TO COMPEL STUDENTS FOR TRANSFER CERTIFICATES FOR ADMISSION IN GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
Chandigarh, September 9
The Punjab Education Department has issued instructions to the school heads not to compel the students for the transfer certificate in connection with the admission in the government schools.
According to a spokesperson of the school education department, the education secretary Mr. Krishan Kumar has issued the instructions to all the district education officers and school heads in this regard. Earlier, Punjab School Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla had directed to remove the restriction of transfer certificate for admission in government schools so that the students should not face any difficulty in getting admission in government schools.
According to the spokesperson, the restriction of transfer certificate for admission in government schools has been lifted and school heads have been asked to admit such students at their own level. At the same time the school heads have been directed to take in written from the parents of the students who do not have the transfer certificate. According to the spokesperson, instructions have also been issued to the district authorities to send the names of the schools to headquarter which are not issuing transfer certificates to the students.