Institutes to face action for not returning fees if one withdraws admission

In a stern message to Higher Education Institutes, Minister of State for HRD Ministry Dr. Satyapal Singh on Wednesday said that institutions would face action for failing to return the fees in case a student withdraws his/her admission. “Any institution not returning fees in case of withdrawal of admission will have to face action,” Singh tweeted. The Minister said that institutions will no longer be allowed to exploit students. The move is being seen as a great relief to many students who are often at a disadvantage if they choose…

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Medical admission racket accused arrested in MP

One person was on Friday arrested from Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh by West Bengal CID for his alleged involvement in a medical admission racket. Vishnu Prashad Chaubey alias KN Jha (41) was arrested from his residence at Gorakhpur of Jabalpur district in Madhya Pradesh for his involvement in the medical admission racket unearthed in 2015, a CID official said. The racket, operating throughout the country, used to provide fake caste certificates for money to MBBS aspirants for their admission in reserved categories. “The accused impersonated him as admission coordinator of…

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Medical admission racket accused arrested in MP

One person was on Friday arrested from Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh by West Bengal CID for his alleged involvement in a medical admission racket. Vishnu Prashad Chaubey alias KN Jha (41) was arrested from his residence at Gorakhpur of Jabalpur district in Madhya Pradesh for his involvement in the medical admission racket unearthed in 2015, a CID official said. The racket, operating throughout the country, used to provide fake caste certificates for money to MBBS aspirants for their admission in reserved categories. “The accused impersonated him as admission coordinator of…

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DU admission: Last day to get a seat if you made it to third list, fourth cutoff on July 12

If you meet the cutoff under the third list at Delhi University colleges but have not taken admission yet, then you should rush as admissions at morning shift colleges will close at 1pm and at evening shift colleges will close at 7pm. Monday is the last day of admission under the third cutoff list, admission under which was started on July 7. The fourth list is expected to be released on July 12. Under the third cutoff list there are still options available with many Delhi colleges in popular honours courses such as economics,…

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FYJC first merit list out: Wait, confusion end, admission process starts in Mumbai colleges

City colleges finally received the first admission merit list for FYJC after 11.15am on Tuesday, starting the admission process. The list indicates cut-offs, the marks at which admissions close, across several colleges. The cut-off are slightly lower than last year’s​. VG Vaze Kelkar college saw the science cut-off dip to 92.6% from 92.8%, while arts plunged to 83.8% from last year’s 85%. The list was supposed to be released at 5pm on Monday, but students were able to view their results only after midnight. Colleges did not know their cut-offs…

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Medical admission: Students upset as Punjab govt doubles reservation for Backward Classes

The Punjab government’s decision to double reservation for Backward Classes (BCs) in the state from 5% to 10% in all government medical and dental colleges has upset general category students, who have threatened to move court. Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) issued a notification in this regard on Tuesday, on instructions from secretary, department of medical education and research, Vikas Pratap. Anxious students and parents are reaching out to the BFUHS authorities seeking the withdrawal of the decision. A parent said, “The Punjab government should also think about…

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