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278,917 online admission applications received

By our correspondents
September 07, 2017

LAHORE :As many as 683 public colleges have received 278,917 applications for admission to intermediate level classes through the Online College Admissions System (OCAS).

The online system has been developed by Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for Higher Education Department (HED) Punjab for processing intermediate admissions applications for their FA, FSC, ICS and I Com programmes.

The OCAS provides a web-based facility for applicants to submit admission applications online. It is based upon a collaborative relationship between HED, all the nine Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISEs) of Punjab, Bank of Punjab and PITB.

The salient features of the system include 24/7 access, apply from any place with internet access, track admissions application status via college website, integration with BISE results, minimising data entry and reducing errors. 

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