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UoH Admission process: Stir in day 2

Demanding immediate release of MPhil and PhD results, the student leaders claimed that the administration is playing with the life of the students.

Published: 07th July 2017 02:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th July 2017 09:13 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: The impasse between the UoH administration and student union continued on the second day. Alleging irregularities in admission process, the students had gone on an indefinite strike on Wednesday.  Demanding immediate release of MPhil and PhD results for Centre for the Study of Indian Diaspora and Human Rights, the student leaders claimed that the administration is playing with the life of the students.

Meanwhile, the administration issued a statement clarifying that it is following the reservation system as prescribed to the Central Educational Institutions. “In the Centre for Indian Diaspora and Human Rights, based on a detailed discussion with the faculty and the Dean and an assessment of the fact that the limited faculty in these centres have already exceeded the number of students they can guide, the admission process was treated as zero admission,” read the statement. 

Refuting the allegation that reservation norms were being flouted, the administration stated that an ST seat becomes available only if the intake is eight. However, this intake is not possible in many departments and centres, given the faculty resources and the University Grant Commission (UGC) notification that limits the number of students a faculty can guide at any time. Thus, a new student will be taken only a vacancy opens up.

“The administration is also reducing intake (which was mentioned in the prospectus) in a few departments which are affecting the candidates especially the ST candidates. This is nothing but cheating,” said Kuldeep Singh Negi, president of a student’s union. “The protest will go on indefinitely till the vice-chancellor or someone from the administration takes cognizance of our demands resolves them,” said KS Roy Choudhuri, a PhD scholar. 

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