'There is no rule that the heirs of politicians should not become politicians,' senior minister in the Stalin Cabinet K Ponmudy said.
The new curriculum was being developed by Tamil Nadu State Council of Higher Education (TANSCHE).
Stalin referred to the observation of former SC judge O Chinnappa Reddy that reservation is not a poverty alleviation scheme.
“The State government sent a recommendation to the Centre about changes that need to be brought in the policy. But that was rejected by the ministry,” he said.
“At this age, clearing a written test is going to be difficult for us. We have to compete with candidates much younger than us.
"They stuck on to the job believing that their job would get regularised one day.
While the engineering first-year classes begin in September every year, they will commence by October-end this year, said State Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy.
Higher education minister K Ponmudy on Friday said 4,000 assistant professors for government arts and science colleges would be recruited soon.
An open question by the State higher education minister to a panchayat union chairperson about her caste identity at a public event has irked human rights activists.
He also said the minister’s claims that drugs were also coming from Vijayawada was foolish because there is no sea in Vijayawada.
However, Tamil Nadu cannot do it alone. The Union government is responsible for the drug situation,” said Ponmudy.
The list will be available on tneaonline.org. Students can check their ranks after logging into their accounts with their email ID and password.
But it’s also being seen as an assertion of power against Governor RN Ravi, who serves as the chancellor of these universities.
Addressing media persons, he also said efforts will be taken to regularise the services of qualified guest lecturers in government colleges.
The UGC, on Wednesday, has asked all universities to fix the last date for admission to first-year undergraduate courses after the announcement of CBSE Class XII results.
Ponmudy alleged that the event was planned without consulting him, the pro-chancellor of the university.
Ponmudy said that Periyar, Arignar Anna and Kalaingar Kaunanidhi are the reasons for the development of education in Tamil Nadu.
Ponmudy said there is an existing scheme for polytechnic students to join in the second year of engineering courses.
The minister's statement came in the wake of Madurai Kamaraj University's decision to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections for Biotechnology seats.
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Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy had on Friday asserted that the state government will continue with the two-language formula as its policy.