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For parents of EWS students, temporary relief in Delhi HC order

The students had been admitted to the school on seats reserved under EWS category and had completed class VIII in the 2018-2019 academic session.

IIT-Delhi faces hostel crunch, students to live in OYO-powered accommodation

Over 550 boys have been made to live in OYO-partnered nearby accommodation while female students have been accommodated in faculty, guest flats inside the campus. There has been high enrolment due to EWS quota, women-only quota as well as an increase in PhD seats as part of Institute of eminence status.


10% quota for EWS: SC reserves verdict on whether to refer to Constitution bench

Attorney General KK Venugopal said that the Constitution (103 amendment) Act, 2019 granting 10 per cent reservation to EWS is intended to uplift around 200 million people who are still below the poverty line.

After SC order scrapping EWS seats, CET cell starts fresh counselling for medical admissions

Students belonging to reserved categories held protests at being excluded from the process that began Sunday following the June 4 SC order asking the state government to reconduct state admissions for PG medical and dental courses.

State CET cell to cancel admissions under EWS quota

Open category students, seeking admission to PG (medical and dental) courses for the 2019-20 batch find themselves in a quandary with 16 per cent Maratha (Socially and Economically Backward Class) and 10 per cent EWS quotas reducing the seat pool.

Gujarat govt sends EWS quota proposal to Centre to implement in colleges

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel Wednesday said Gujarat will be among the first states to implement the 10% quota from the new academic session. “Under this, children from families with an income limit of Rs 8 lakh and those who are not availing any other reservation or scholarship, will be benefitted.”


Delhi: Panel to assess if EWS kids getting books and uniforms

The expenditure incurred by schools for this is to be reimbursed on the basis of per-child expenditure by the state government. But over the years, there have been consistent complaints by parents that they have not been receiving free uniforms and books.

Explained: The 13-point, 200-point quota roster conundrum

The ordinance that overturned the Supreme Court-backed formula for implementing reservations in university jobs has been challenged. How is making the department the unit for quotas different from making the institution the unit?

Mumbai University yet to chalk out plan to implement EWS quota

The state government had, on February 11, issued a notification regarding the implementation of the quota for EWS students in the state.

Delhi: 1.4 lakh applications for EWS seats

The application process ended Thursday. Officials said they are collating final data in terms of schools which have received the highest number of applications, and schools which received the lowest.