Delhi University to implement 10% reservation for EWS Quota from This Year

07 Feb, 2019
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Noida- Delhi University will put into practice 10% reservation quota for EWS Quota from the general category from this year onward. The official from DU (Delhi University) has said that the University will effect a 10 per cent increase in seats for economically weaker sections from the coming academic session. As per the ministry of the Human Resource Development, 10% reservation quota for EWS Quota from the general category will be implemented around the country. The ministry has also said that 25 per cent seats in higher educational institutions and universities will increase from this year.

An admissions committee meeting held at Delhi University on Wednesday, the University decided to into practice 10% reservation quota for admission this year. The Varsity will affect the seat increase in two phases – 10 per cent in the first year and the remaining 15 per cent in the next year. It is also decided in the meeting that a committee will be created to work out the modalities as to how the seats will be increased. As per the decision of 25 per cent hike in seats in higher educational institutions and universities taken by the Human Resource Development Ministry, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration has also decided to affect a 25 per cent increase in seats in the academic session 2019-20.

An official from Delhi University said “for now there would not be much infrastructural changes and the newly admitted students will be accommodated in the existing classrooms. The varsity will also develop a mechanism to avoid duplication of the registration data and there will be centralized admissions under the CW (Children/widow of Armed forces) category”.

The University will try to complete the admission process before commencing the next academic session. A video regarding how to fill in the admission form will be uploaded by the university on its website, filled in dummy forms will also be available there. The University admissions committee has also decided to start a special drive for admissions for the students from the North East states. This year, the university will make its ”Bulletin of Information” both in Hindi and English.

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