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Vacant quota seats will go to general category: SC

September 15, 2008 15:10 IST

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The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that seats remaining vacant after implementation of the 27 per cent quota under a Parliament-enacted legislation would go to students of the 'general' category.

Coverage: The Reservation Issue

"There is no confusion about our judgment that seats, which remain vacant after the implementation of the 27 per cent quota, will go to the general category," a bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan said.

The bench had on April 10 upheld the validity of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act.

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