In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) has announced the commencement of the Second Round (Upgradation/Allotment) of Physical Counseling for admission to B.Ed. Courses in the Institute of Advance Studies (formerly Government College of Education), M.A. Road Srinagar, Government College of Education, Canal Road Jammu, and the Composite Research Centre (CRC), Bemina Srinagar. This follows the shortfall of seats and vacancies identified after the first round of counseling.
Key Notifications: The upcoming counseling session is in accordance with Notification No.098-BOPEE of 2023 dated 18.10.2023 and No.118-BOPEE of 2023 dated 18.11.2023. Notification No: 128-BOPEE of 2023, dated 29-11-2023, outlines the specific details and procedures for the second round.
Schedule and Venue: Scheduled for 1st December 2023, the counseling will cater to candidates with ranks from 1 to 634, encompassing candidates from all categories. Eligible candidates are required to report at the BOPEE offices in Jammu/Srinagar for Registration/Attendance and fulfillment of other formalities between 11.00 a.m. and 12.00 Noon on the counseling day.
Important Instructions for Candidates:
- The upgradation/allotment of seats during the Second Round of Counseling will be on a provisional basis and subject to the outcome of any pending writ petitions in competent courts.
- Mandatory documents, including domicile certificate, final year marks card of graduation, and category certificate (wherever applicable), must be presented in original on the counseling day.
- Candidates must bring their Priority certificate for check/verification if they fall under the CDP category.
- It is imperative for eligible candidates to review the Seat Matrix available on the official website of the Board before attending counseling.
- Candidates who were allotted seats in the first round and wish to seek upgradation must produce the fee deposition receipt of the concerned allotted College at the time of Registration/Attendance.
- Candidates who failed to participate in the First Round due to various reasons are eligible to participate in the Second Round of counseling.
- New participants in the counseling process are required to deposit Rs.1000/- as a counseling fee through POS machines available at BOPEE offices in Jammu/Srinagar on the counseling day.
- The Board reserves the right to notify changes deemed necessary due to technical difficulties or reasons beyond its control.