Sisodia pitches for 1.25 lakh students for higher studies

The minister requested DU Vice-Chancellor to work out a plan for the "1.25 lakh students" Class 12 pass-outs unable to find admissions for higher studies.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: July 21, 2016 12:56 pm

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today requested the Delhi University (DU) Vice-Chancellor to work out a detailed plan to make arrangement for “1.25 lakh students” who pass out of Class 12 but are unable to find admission for higher studies.

“I am standing today at a moment, where there is crowd of 1.25 lakh students behind me who do not get admission in higher educational institutions after Class 12.

“I request DU Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi to come out with a plan to make arrangement for 1.25 lakh students who graduate out of Class 12 but are unable to find admission for higher studies. Delhi government will give all support and resource for it,” he said.

He was speaking at the inauguration of a new building of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College in Dwarka’s Sector 4 here.

Later he also tweeted in Hindi that congratulations to PWD engineers for the new college building, but keep files ready, “tota-maina do-teen deen meyn aate rahenge.”

The Delhi education minister had earlier written to former Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani for a five per cent relaxation at the varsity’s government funded colleges for Delhi students. He had also requested the former minister for an entrance test for admission to DU’s courses.

For more news on education, click here

For all the latest Education News, download Indian Express App

    Live Cricket Scores & Results