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St. Stephen’s admissions: HC rejects plea alleging discrepancies

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St. Stephen’s admissions: HC rejects plea alleging discrepancies

The St.Stephen college of North campus, Delhi University submitted a plea alleging discrepancies in the cut off marks for Christian students in various undergraduate courses. The Delhi high court dismissed the same on Wednesday


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The case was judged by the Chief Justice D. N Patel and Justice C. Hari Shankar, where both the benches of high court rejected the plea 

The bench of Chief Justice rejected the plea saying,

“The autonomy of educational institutions of administering their affairs, as they deem most appropriate, necessarily requires to be respected”.

The plea by one of the associate professor of Mathematics alleged that quota reserved students were lesser in the number who were called for written test and interview where the seats remained unfulfilled.

The “Christian Others” category students were far in excess of those students who needed to be called.

The petition was essentially in favour of reserved special categories mainly Christian and Non-Christian persons with disabilities, ST/SC etc to diverted towards the general category Christians.

The cut-off marks for the admission of Christian minority groups needed to be renotified. Therefore, asking for directions to the same.


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