EWS quota: Jamia Millia Islamia cites minority tag

FEBRUARY 5, 2019

NEW DELHI: Jamia Millia Islamia will not implement the 10% quota for economically weaker section (EWS) candidates, citing its minority status

The university, in its academic council (AC) meeting on Monday, decided that it won’t send University Grants Commission (UGC) its seat matrix requirements and infrastructure needs. The registrar will communicate to UGC that Jamia will issue its admission notice based on the existing structure.
On January 17, the Union HRD ministry had asked central educational institutions to implement the EWS quota from the 2019-20 session. The institutions were told to furnish the programme-wise seat matrix along with possible financial requirements by January 31. JNU sent it on February 1 while DU is still collating data from its colleges.
“We found that as we are a minority institution, the EWS quota won’t be applicable to us,” said an AC member on the condition of anonymity. “UGC has already said certain institutes and minority institutions will not come under this new system,” he claimed, adding that Jamia had also not implemented the OBC expansion quota.

Source: TimesofIndia.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Post

Notice : The source URLs cited in the news/article might be only valid on the date the news/article was published. Most of them may become invalid from a day to a few months later. When a URL fails to work, you may go to the top level of the sources website and search for the news/article.

Disclaimer : The news/article published are collected from various sources and responsibility of news/article lies solely on the source itself. Vedic Upasana Peeth or its website is not in anyway connected nor it is responsible for the news/article content presented here. ​Opinions expressed in this article are the authors personal opinions. Information, facts or opinions shared by the Author do not reflect the views of Vedic Upasana Peeth and Vedic Upasana Peeth is not responsible or liable for the same. The Author is responsible for accuracy, completeness, suitability and validity of any information in this article. ​
© 2021. Vedic Upasna. All rights reserved. Origin IT Solution