Panjab University releases schedule for Senate elections

Panjab University releases schedule for Senate elections

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 20

Putting end to speculations, Panjab University announced the Senate elections schedule today.

As per the announced schedule, the Senate elections will start from the voting for constituency of principals of the technical and professional colleges and elections for members of the staff of technical and professional colleges on August 3. The counting for both will be held on August 5.

Voting for professors on the staff of the teaching departments of the university and associate professors and assistant professors on the staff of the teaching departments of the university will be held on August 8, followed by counting of votes on August 12.

On August 18, voting will be held for the heads of affiliated arts colleges and professors, associate professors and assistant professors of affiliated arts colleges. The counting of votes will be held on August 20. The elections for registered graduates will also be held on August 18, followed by counting on August 20. Elections for members of various faculties will be held on August 23, followed by counting of votes on the same day.

Total number of seats

There are three seats for principals of the technical and professional colleges and five candidates are in the fray. The constituency has 52 registered voters.

The category of members of the staff of technical and professional colleges has three seats, four candidates and 789 voters, while the professors on the staff of the teaching departments of the university has two seats, six candidates and 279 voters.

The category of the associate professors and assistant professors on the staff of the teaching departments of the university has two seats, seven contesting candidates and 439 voters. Heads of affiliated arts colleges have eight seats, 11 candidates and 58 voters, professors, associate professors and assistant professors of affiliated arts colleges have eight seats, 15 candidates and 2,423 voters.

The category of the registered graduates has 15 seats, 43 candidates and 3,61,869 voters and members of various faculties has six seats, 12 candidates and 755 voters.

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