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Reservation in Univs: Govt could bring ordinance if plea in SC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government on Monday said it will bring an if the rejects its on reservation mechanism for faculties in universities.

Responding to a supplementary during Question Hour, HRD Minister said in Lok Sabha that the government can "bring an if its filed in the top court is rejected".

He said after the special leave petition was rejected by the SC, the government will now file a on faculty reservation mechanism for universities.

The (UGC) had announced in March last year that an individual department should be considered as the base unit to calculate the number of teaching posts to be reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates following an order by the in April in 2017.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 12:10 IST