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St Stephen’s College Will Have to Follow Govt Rules for Admission: DU

Final Up to date: September 22, 2022, 11:52 IST

Delhi College asserted that St Stephen’s Faculty should comply with the principles laid down by the federal government for admission. (Representational Picture)

The governing physique on Tuesday determined to problem the current Delhi Excessive Court docket order on the admission course of.

Delhi College on Wednesday asserted that St Stephen’s Faculty should comply with the principles laid down by the federal government for admission, a day after the faculty’s governing physique determined to strategy Supreme Court docket over the difficulty.

Reacting to the faculty governing physique’s resolution, a senior varsity official mentioned the college is not going to again down and can defend its admission coverage. The governing physique on Tuesday determined to problem the current Delhi Excessive Court docket order on the admission course of on the establishment and search “interim reduction” to hold out this 12 months’s admissions by way of an interview course of for candidates of all classes.

“We are going to defend our admission course of and won’t again down. The faculty should comply with the admission course of laid down by the federal government,” DU Registrar Vikas Gupta informed PTI. The college and St Stephen’s Faculty have been at loggerheads over the admission coverage for a number of months. A number of letters have been exchanged prior to now few months over their disagreement.

The faculty, for its half, mentioned that it’s going to accord 85 per cent weightage to the CUET rating and 15 per cent to bodily interviews for “all classes of candidates”. With the faculty refusing to put off the interview course of for admissions, the Delhi College has mentioned it’s “agency” on its resolution to declare “null and void” all admissions made by the faculty in violation of the CUET pointers.

The excessive court docket’s order on September 12 got here on petitions filed by a regulation scholar and the faculty with respect to the legality of admission of scholars towards unreserved non-minority seats for undergraduate programs.

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