St Stephen’s to maneuver SC towards HC order, could delay admissions | India Information

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NEW DELHI: The governing physique of St Stephen’s School selected Tuesday to maneuver the Supreme Courtroom to enchantment towards the Delhi excessive court docket’s order on the admission course of. The college and the school had been at loggerheads over conducting interviews throughout admission. For the 50% reserved class, the school may conduct an interview with 15% weightage and a CUET rating with 85% weightage. Although 5 members of the governing physique — three instructor representatives and two college representatives — dissented towards the choice to maneuver the apex court docket, 12 members agreed to the transfer.
“It will be discrimination towards college students as St Stephen’s is a constituent faculty of the college. There can’t be two completely different processes for admission to the identical college. The school was additionally knowledgeable that the college will open its portal from September 26 so attributable to this confusion, college students could not have the ability to apply to the school. I particularly talked about that within the petition additionally that the 5 dissents needs to be recorded,” mentioned Anil Aneja, HOD of the English division and the college consultant to the governing physique.

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A member of the governing physique mentioned, “We additionally mentioned that by transferring the court docket, we’d endanger the admission for the primary yr because the college portal is already practical. We is perhaps left behind and never have the ability to get good college students as there is perhaps a delay.” The second part of admission registration for the college will start on September 26. Earlier than the dialogue on admission, the college’s consultant additionally raised the matter of the reappointment of the principal. The college had written to the school stating that they might be constrained to not recognise the reappointment of John Varghese as principal as guidelines laid down by the UGC had not been adopted.
“We raised the college’s level of order and mentioned the agenda could be taken up solely when the governing physique is correctly constituted. I informed them there’s a member within the governing physique whom the college doesn’t recognise. In such a case, he can not serve discover as a member secretary. They then mentioned because the matter pertains to the supreme council, it will likely be mentioned and a response offered,” mentioned Anil Aneja.

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