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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 »

HC orders preschool policy

Posted on July 7th, 2017 in Education, High Court, Management |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 07 2017

Source: Mirror

State move will regulate fee structure as well as specify guidelines
The Bombay High Court (HC) has asked the state govern ment to bring about a policy for pre-primary education by the end of the year, in or der to bring within its purview the mushrooming preschools catering to children between age three and six across Maharashtra, as well as regulate the fee structure for the ones that charge exorbitant sums. Read the rest of this entry »

Relief for med aspirants as HC junks new rule

Posted on July 7th, 2017 in Admission, High Court |

Mohammed Akhef,  Jul 07 2017

Source: The Times of India

Aurangabad : In a landmark judgement, the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court has struck down the state health education department’s decision to bar students who have cleared their Class X exams from outside Maharashtra from taking admission in medical courses such as MBBS and BDS.

“All the petitioner students have passed the SSC examination from boards outside the state during the academic years 2012 to 2016, though they are residents of the state. Read the rest of this entry »

Quota for college principal post not justified, says HC

Posted on June 14th, 2017 in Admission, High Court |

Vishwas Kothari, Jun 14, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Bombay high court has held that a university’s insistence on quota for college principal’s post is not justified in law.

In a recent order, the bench of Justice B R Gavai and Riyaz I Chagla directed the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) to allow Chinchwadbased D Y Patil Pratishthan to fill the principal’s post at one of its college from open category . Read the rest of this entry »

HC notice to state on engg, pharma admission norms

Posted on June 14th, 2017 in Admission, High Court |

Vishwas Kothari, Jun 14, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Plea On Qualifying Marks

The Bombay high court on Tuesday directed notices to the state government and the director of technical education (DTE) on the issue of enhancement in the qualifying marks for admission to first-year engineering and pharmacy degree courses -from 45% to 50% for open and from 40% to 45% for reserved category students. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE may move SC against HC’s order on moderation

Posted on May 25th, 2017 in CBSE, High Court, Supreme Court |

Manash Gohain, May 25, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : 1.5Cr Students In Dark, Results May Be Delayed

The fate of at least 1.5 crore school-leaving students hangs in the balance as chaos over moderation of marks grows. Amid indications that CBSE may move the Supreme Court against the Delhi HC order asking it not to do away with the moderation policy this year, several other school boards are likely to delay announcing Class XII results as they wait and watch the developments. Read the rest of this entry »

Keep `moderation’ this year: HC to CBSE

Posted on May 24th, 2017 in CBSE, High Court |

Abhinav Garg,May 24, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : Stressing that no one can “play with the lives and future of children“, the Delhi high court on Tuesday prohibited CBSE from scrapping its “moderation policy“ to evaluate Class 10 and 12 board students this year. The results are expected in the next few days.

A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Pratibha M Singh made it clear to the board that “rules can’t be changed after the game has begun“ and directed it to continue with the grace marks or moderation Read the rest of this entry »

Make sure schools don’t sell books or uniform on campus: Delhi HC to CBSE

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 in CBSE, High Court |

Mallica Joshi , Manish Raj | May 3, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

It also asked the board to ensure that a circular issued by it, dated April 19, 2017— directing affiliated school not to indulge in commercial activities like selling of books, uniforms, school bags and stationary — is strictly complied with.

THE DELHI High Court Tuesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to make sure that schools do not carry out “commercial activities” on campus.  It also asked the board to ensure that a circular issued by it, dated April 19, 2017— directing affiliated school not to indulge in commercial activities like selling of books, uniforms, school bags and stationary — is strictly complied with. Read the rest of this entry »

HC ruling favours banks over Sinhgad edu society

Posted on March 6th, 2017 in High Court, Management |

Darshana Daga, March 05,2017

Source: Mirror

Bench turns down STES petition, says consortium is right to not restructure loan or extend further credit, as former had not complied with set conditions

Troubles do not seem to be over for the Sinhgad Technical Education Society (STES), with the Bombay High Court now turning down its petition against a consortium of banks, which had decided not to restructure a loan to the STES management or extend further credit to it. Read the rest of this entry »

PIL against `dilution’ of 25% quota dismissed

Posted on February 10th, 2017 in EWS, High Court, RTE |

Vishwas Kothari, Feb 10, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Bombay high court has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging a recent state government decision pertaining to the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

On January 10, the government had passed a resolution to make the management of schools responsible for filling the 25% quota of free seats available to students from the economically weaker sections (EWS) under the RTE act. Read the rest of this entry »