Private unaided minority institutes running technical courses will have to follow minority rules for admissions.
According to a Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) notification, minority technical institutes will face action if they fail to fill 51 per cent of its total approved seats with students from the respective minority.
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Following ordinance VII of 2015 issued by the state government on May 21, the DTE issued a notification to all technical institutes. The notification said: “Private unaided technical institutes will have to fill 51 per cent of its approved seats to the minority it follows. In case they fail to fill up the 51 per cent reserved seats, they will have to inform and seek help of a statutory authority working for respective minority to fill these seats. If the seats remain vacant even after this, the institutes will have to surrender the vacant seats to DTE two days prior to the first round of seat allocation under the Centralised Admissions Process (CAP).” These seats will be included in the CAP round for general category students.
The government has also specified norms for admission in minority institutions. Unaided minority education institutes should fill 51 per cent seats with students from the same community. If an institute cannot fill the 51 per cent quota, it should publish four advertisements.