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Students don’t need to pay full fee to confirm admission

Posted on July 21st, 2017 in Admission, Fees |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK,  Jul 21, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Edu Dept Order Follows Complaints

No student should be denied admission just because he or she could not pay the full fee at the time of admission, Dinkar Temkar, deputy director of education, Pune division, said.The directive follows reports claiming that students were being forced to pay the entire fee to confirm their admission in the college allotted. Read the rest of this entry »

Karve Institute rolls back fee hike, but it’s still not within SPPU norms

Posted on July 19th, 2017 in Fees |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 19, 2017

Source : Mirror

Reduced fee still Rs 10,000 more; students in a fix as they can’t miss classes anymore or protest anew
It was a small win for the second year stu dents of Masters of Social Work (MSW) at the Karve Institute of Social Service (KIoSS) on Tuesday. The institute did an nounce a rollback of the fee hike. But the reduced fee is still Rs 10,000 more than the university norms. Read the rest of this entry »

School mgmts, not parents, can move fee regulator: HC

Posted on July 19th, 2017 in Fees, High Court |

Swati Deshpande, Jul 19, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : Parents disgruntled about school fees cannot approach the divisional fee regulatory committee (DFRC), the Bombay high court ruled on Tuesday . Only school managements can move that forum.

The Maharashtra Educational Institutions (Regulation of Fee) Act of 2011 allows DFRC to adjudicate on any dispute between a school’s management and parent teacher association (PTA) over fees. Read the rest of this entry »

Karve institute scraps fee hike, pupils back in class

Posted on July 19th, 2017 in Fees |

Ardhra Nair, Jul 19, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Thirteen days after second-year students of Karve Institute of Social Service boycotted their lectures protesting against the fee hike, the college administration decided to roll back the hike.

Students will start attending lectures from Wednesday . Read the rest of this entry »

Private schools across Pune on fee-hike spree

Posted on July 18th, 2017 in Fees |

Radheshyam Jadhav, Jul 18, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : A group of parents who gathered at a prominent private school in Ambegaon (Budruk) to request the administration to withdraw the “massive“ fee hike were in for a shock to spot a police van on standby .

The parents were asked to come to the police station, as the education baron running the school claimed that he was “feeling threatened“ by parents who wanted a discussion with him. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents at GIIS irked by school’s late fee penalty

Posted on July 17th, 2017 in Fees |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 17, 2017

Source : Mirror

Amid fee hike debate on which both DFRC and HC have weighed in, guardians say late payment fine was unilaterally changed; school refutes that it is `harassing’ parents
Yet another tussle over fees be tween a city school and the par ents of its students has come to a head, after a group of guardians connected to the Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Chinchwad were asked pay a hefty penalty for late fee payment on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Deemed medical colleges hike fees up to Rs 25L a year

Posted on July 7th, 2017 in Fees |

Yogita Rao,  Jul 07 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : Govt Controls Admissions Only At Instts

The cost of an MBBS degree from the Dr D Y Patil Medical College in Navi Mumbai, a deemed institute, has topped a crore, the highest in the state. The annual fees have touched Rs 25 lakh this year. Students will have to shell out Rs 2 lakh more as hostel fees, and the college hikes the tuition fee by 3% every year. Medical aspirants will have to pay about Rs 1.2 crore over four and a half years for a seat under the general category in the Nerul college. Read the rest of this entry »

Karve institute PG students boycott lectures over fee hike

Posted on July 6th, 2017 in Fees |

SwatiShindeGole, Jul 06 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The postgraduate students of Karve Institute of Social Service gave their lectures a miss on Wednesday in protest against the management’s decision to hike the annual fee by Rs 8,300.

The students resorted to the token strike on the first day of the academic year after several requests to the management to roll back the hike yielded no result. The students met institute director Deepak Walokar and expressed their opposition to the fee hike. The director pledged to take up the issue with the management. Read the rest of this entry »

MNS’s `attention-seeking’ protest against school fee hikes tumbles

Posted on July 4th, 2017 in Fees |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 04 2017

Source: Mirror

Teachers remove posters asking schools to shut; other organisations call it stunt in backdrop of upcoming student elections
On Monday morning, parents, teachers and students of 10 city schools met with a ban ner plastered on their re spective gates. The Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sena (MNVS) was clear with their message on these posters -school shut for protest. The student organisation marked its agitation against the state education minister, Vinod Tawde and the government, who have not come up with any decision on fee hikes after the May meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

Students in IIT-B start relay hunger strike against fee hike

Posted on July 4th, 2017 in Fees |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, Jul 04 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : After two earlier protests have failed to yield results, IIT-Bombay students started a relay hunger strike on Monday against the fee hike (non-tuition fee) imposed in May this year.

The students who have been protesting the fee hike since a month now, have decided to continue the strike till the administration decides to roll back the hike or approach them for talks. Read the rest of this entry »