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College admissions: 10% quota for poor students in Uttarakhand

Poor Students Of Unreserved Categories In Uttarakhand Will Now Get 10 Per Cent Quota In Admission To Government-run Universities And Colleges.

PTI | Updated on: 31 Jul 2019, 11:10:19 PM
10% quota for poor students in Uttarakhand.


Poor students of unreserved categories in Uttarakhand will now get 10 per cent quota in admission to government-run universities and colleges. An order to this effect was issued on Tuesday by Principal Secretary Higher Education Anand Bardhan in compliance with a directive of the Union Ministry of Human Resource.

Students from poor families in unreserved categories in the state will get the benefit of quota while taking admission to around half a dozen government-run universities, 104 degree colleges and 15 government-aided degree colleges.

Bardhan has asked registrars of all universities in the state and administration of degree colleges to implement the order. 

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First Published : 31 Jul 2019, 11:10:19 PM