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HC to hear plea seeking 'priority admission' for Delhi students in DU

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The hearing will continue on Monday in High on plea seeking priority in admission criteria for domiciled students in University.

Response on this matter has already been sought from the Vice Chancellor.

The High on May 24 issued notice to Centre, the and the University of on a plea seeking preference in admission to the University for students who are domiciled.

Member of from Parvesh Verma and Assembly member Manjinder Singh Sirsa on May 17 University (DU) Vice-Chancellor (V-C) Yogesh Tyagi and told him how various students of were forced to pay large amount of money to the private universities in other states for admission as they don't get admission in the DU.

The two political leaders urged the Vice Chancellor to fix the 70 percent quota for students or to give at least 3 to 5 percent grace marks to students as it was "their constitutional right to be able to have access to higher education at a reasonable cost."

Earlier even AAP had urged the VC to look into a similar proposal, but it was then rejected by the university.

Sirsa, the newly elected Rajouri Garden MLA, had earlier in a statement issued stated that students from neighbouring states were getting seats in colleges solely 'due to the liberal markings' while their counterparts were unable to do so 'due to the strict marking system'.

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