The panel has recommended a unified admission test for all undergraduate, post graduate and PhD programs for all Central Universities. It is likely to be modeled in the same line as the Common Admission Test (CAT) for MBA programs.
The students requested Union HRD Minister to bring back the board exam system which was made optional by Kapil Sibal, former education minister, in 2011.
Disabled friendly and barrier free environment usually includes ramp, lift, washroom facilities that can accommodate wheelchairs and more. In addition, the court also asked the Pune University to instruct all colleges, exam centers, departments and educational institutes affiliated to fetch similar facilities to all disabled students.
The existing top-20 percentile system creates more problems for those state boards that generally resort to a more generous marking system. For example, the top 20 percentile for students in schools affiliated to the Andhra Pradesh state board was 91.8. Because of this, the gates to the IITs were already closed for a whopping 91.1 per cent students who fell short of that mark.
Smriti Irani, Education Minister, has told James David Bevan, the high commissioner to start admitting Indian undergraduates to all British campuses solely on the strength of their Central Board of Education (CBSE) certificates.
Smriti Irani, the Union HRD Minister, chaired the meeting. She instructed all Central Universities to complete their accreditation or reaccreditation processes with the National Assessment and Accreditation Council within the time frame suggested by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Following the session, Modi will take questions from students across the country. According to reports, the HRD ministry is trying extra hard to make sure that the schools in remote areas of the Northeast can partake in this inclusive exercise – a first-of-this-kind event.
“The University Grants Commission (UGC) has informed that a university established or incorporated by or under a state act shall operate and function only within the territorial jurisdiction defined under its act and in no case beyond the territory of its location,” said the minister.
“The CBSE method helps fulfil the needs of the Vietnamese students in English, Math and Science. We are focussing only on the grades one, two and three at present, and plan to extend it to senior schools,” Kalia told visiting IANS correspondent, as reported by the Economic Times.
The database will mainly feature info of students of Class X and XII. Following this decision by the board, the authorities of KV Sangathan had asked for all corresponding data of students – right from Class I to XII across the country.