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Another minority tag to dodge RTE

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 in Minority, RTE |

Priyanka Das,  March 02,2017

Source: Mirror

Dr Kalmadi Shamarao High School gets certificate on linguistic grounds from minority development dept
The Right To Education (RTE) mandate in 2012 had a host of institutes hurrying to seek exemption from its rules by applying for a minority status, either on linguistic or religious grounds. And, the latest institute to get one on the basis of language is the prominent Kannada Sanghas’ Kaveri Group of Institutes, Read the rest of this entry »

HIGH COURT RULES – RTE does not apply to minority schools

Posted on October 10th, 2016 in High Court, Minority, RTE |

Shibu Thomas,Oct 09, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : The Bombay high court (HC) has reiterated that Right To Education (RTE) Act does not apply to religious and linguistic minority schools. Hearing a petition filed by Federation of Linguistic & Religious Minority Education Institutions, a division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Mahesh Sonak quashed orders of the state government rejecting proposals by 10 school managements to open unaided minority English-medium primary schools on the grounds that they did not comply with RTE norms. Read the rest of this entry »

State may have say in minority institutions

Posted on May 6th, 2016 in High Court, Minority |

Vishwas Kothari,May 06, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Pune  : Final Hearing Of Petitions In High Court On June 16

The state can make reasonable regulatory provisions relating to minority educational academies in spite of minorities having a fundamental right to establish and run institutions of their choice. Read the rest of this entry »

Minority colleges can stick to own eligibility criteria, says SC

Posted on May 4th, 2016 in Minority, Supreme Court |

May 04, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rebuffed the plea of private medical colleges that the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test violated their autonomy and fundamental right to run educational institutions, sticking to its guns that a single window test was good for medical aspirants. Read the rest of this entry »

Private, unaided & minority schools out of fees rules ambit

Posted on November 4th, 2015 in Minority, Private, Unaided |

Ardhra Nair,Nov 04 2015

Source: The Times of India

Pune: Issues like regulation of fees in private unaided and minority schools, put ing a cap on term fees and other extra charges taken by schools have not been addressed in the draft Maharashtra Education Institu ions (Regulation of fee) Ru es 2015.

The rules fail to provide any clarification on various any clarification on various points of Fee Regulation Act 2014, especially private, unaided and minority schools, where regulation is needed. Read the rest of this entry »

Minority institutions can conduct CET: HC

Posted on September 1st, 2015 in High Court, Minority |

Shibu Thomas,Sep 01 2015

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : In a reprieve for minority institutions across Maharashtra, the Bombay high court has allowed them to conduct their own common entrance test (CET) and process for admissions to medical and technical courses for 2015-16. A division bench of Justices Anoop Mohta and Amjad Sayed struck down orders by the Pravesh Niyantran Samiti, which refused permission to the institutions to conduct their own CETCAP for the current academic year. Read the rest of this entry »

Clear stand on minority quota seats in professional colleges: HC

Posted on July 11th, 2015 in High Court, Minority |

Jul 11, 2015

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : The Bombay HC on Friday directed the Maharashtra government and University of Mumbai to clear their stand on the confusion over minority quota seats in professional colleges. It was hearing a petition filed by a Palgharbased engineering college, which had been informed by the university to follow the old rule for minority quota seats. Read the rest of this entry »

ENGG, PHARMA ADMISSIONS – CAP II: Preference for community students in minority colleges

Posted on July 10th, 2015 in Admission, Minority |

Vishwas Kothari,Jul 10, 2015

Source: The Times of India

Pune: Vacant seats surrendered by minority-run engineering and pharmacy colleges will be allotted first to students from the same minority community during the impending round-II of the centralized admission process (CAP) being conducted by the state directorate of technical education (DTE). Seats still remaining vacant thereafter will be allotted to general category students. Read the rest of this entry »

Vacant reserved seats for minority pupils only: State

Posted on July 8th, 2015 in Admission, Minority |

Shibu Thomas,Jul 8, 2015

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai: Vacant seats in minority quota of private engineering colleges in the second round of admissions will be offered to students from that minority , the state government informed the Bombay high court. Acting advocate-general Anil Singh said if seats are still vacant after the admission rounds, these will be thrown open for the general category . Read the rest of this entry »

City minority instts to challenge govt diktat

Posted on June 22nd, 2015 in Admission, Minority |

Pallavi Smart,Jun 22, 2015,
Source: Mirror
Institutes are claiming the govt is challenging constitutional administrative liberty by insisting that Class XI admission process be conducted online
Minority institutions in the city are planning to challenge the state’s diktat to conduct admissions for 50 per cent reserved seats online. After the deputy director of education, Pune, showcaused some minority institutions here last week for not conducting the online admission procedure as mandated for Class XI , the latter claimed that this goes against their constitutional right to administrative liberty. Read the rest of this entry »