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Stop admissions, private Maharashtra colleges told

July 03, 2003 21:47 IST

The Mumbai high court on Thursday restrained private engineering and medical colleges in Maharashtra from going ahead with the admission process and stopped them from collecting money from students.

The order followed reports about private medical colleges collecting huge capitation fees.

Justice Ajit Shah and Justice Dhananjay Chandrachud adjourned to July 8 a bunch of petitions filed by engineering and medical colleges, which challenged the admission process of holding common entrance test and the fee structure.

The petitioners contended that the common entrance test should be conducted by them and not the government, and that the private colleges should have the right to decide the fee structure and select the candidates.

The engineering colleges said they were following a Supreme Court order that gave them rights to select their own students and fix the fee structure.

The colleges have also challenged a state government resolution that allowed 15 per cent management quota and permitted the rest of the admissions through a common entrance test.


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Sub: OLD IS GOLD

all the cet exams should be canceled out from next year bcoz its just the waistage of money in buying the cet form ,brouchure then ...


Posted by Abhijeet Sonkar





Sub: Admission in maharashtra

I feel the S.C order to stop any admission into private colleges is right ,but performing this sort of act irrespective of the time and ...


Posted by Arjun Kumar





Sub: Admissions should be through CET

Maharashtra High Court Has given the best possible decision. Admissions must be done through CET. In keeping view of Pvt collges, 10-15 % seats can ...


Posted by Paresh Jain





Sub: Mumbai HC restrains pvt colleges

Dear editor, The highcourt of Maharastra, India has done the right thing at right time. (1) The selection test (entrance exam) should be conducted by ...


Posted by sb





Sub: Supreme Court judgment is with no consideration for common man

Why all judgements from any court in India is left for interpretion to ones own judgement.


Posted by Bhushan




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