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by Sikh Religion Examination (SRE) - Sunday, 13 March 2022, 5:31 PM
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The Sikh Religion Examination (SRE) is conducted every year by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Sri Amritsar to fill the 50% seats reserved for the candidates of the Sikh minority community in the following SGPC run institutes:

Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana

Guru Nanak Dev Polytechnic College, Ludhiana

BBSB Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib

BBSB Polytechnic College, Fatehgarh Sahib

For admission to these colleges under the Sikh minority quota, the candidates must qualify the Sikh Religion Examination (SRE). A candidate shall be eligible for admission by securing minimum 40% marks in this examination. Admission will, however, be made on the basis of the JEE & JET merit for degree and diploma courses respectively of current academic year.

Who can appear for SRE

The Candidates belonging to Sikh religion and maintaining complete Sikh appearance (Sikh Saroop) only are eligible for SRE.

Pattern of Exam & Score

  1. The paper shall comprise of 25 multiple choice questions (MCQs) of weightage 2 marks each from Sikh religion and latest news and general knowledge information related to Sikhism.

  2. Question Paper will be in two languages (English and Punjabi).

  3. All questions are compulsory and there is no negative marking.

  4. Maximum time allowed for exam is 30 minutes.

  5. Minimum of 40% marks are required for qualifying SRE examination. 

  6. If candidate opts for more than one attempt, then best score will be considered as Final Score.

Guidelines for SRE-2022

  • Sikh Religion Examination-2022 (SRE-2022) will be conducted through ONLINE MODE only using desktop/laptop/any android device at your own place from 28/03/2022 onwards.

  • Maximum three attempts are allowed.

  • After attempting SRE and generating scorecard, candidate should submit the scorecard affixing his/her passport size photograph in Academic Section, Block – III, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Gill Park, Gill Road, Ludhiana-141006 by 12/05/2022 to 15/07/2022 (except gazette holidays, Saturdays and Sundays).

Link for Registration Click Here

  • In case the name of the candidate does not include Singh / Kaur the candidate shall have to submit a copy of the affidavit given for the change of name, and the newspaper cutting in original carrying the declaration for the change of name.

  • The suggested books (SGPC Publications) for the preparation of the exam are: Sikh Itihas Part-I and Part-II by Prof. Kartar Singh, Dharam Pothi No. 9 & 10, Sikh Rahit Maryada, Sikh Faith by Gurbax Singh. (Available at BBSBEC, Fatehgarh Sahib and Sikh Mission SGPC, Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib, New Delhi on payment basis, however the same is also available free of cost on SRE Website. )

  • For further details contact at ‎+91 83605 82290 ,  +91 6239 279 237 or email at

[ Modified: Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 3:29 PM ]