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Hardlook: Batch of 2019

With the Centre reserving seats for EWS students for the first time in Delhi University, The Indian Express speaks to seven college-goers who took admission under this category about navigating the campus and a new city.

EWS students likely to get free education in private schools

The proposal, once approved, will make access to school education free for EWS category students in private schools. It will be implemented across the country; however, the proposal is still in draft mode.


EWS quota worsens JNU hostel crises: 10 students in one dorm without cooler, cupboards

Over 15,000 students admitted in supernumerary seats created for EWS students in JNU this year. Officials converting community centres into dormitories to accommodate outstation students, several awaiting allotment. Two new hostels to come up at the campus for upcoming batches.

Supreme Court reserves order on referring pleas against EWS quota to larger Bench

While the Centre opposed the demand, the three-judge bench said it raised substantial questions of law which needed to be settled.

Citing low exam cut-off for EWS, Stalin & TTV say scrap 10% quota

Ever since the 10 per cent reservation for EWS was announced by the Centre, Opposition parties, including the DMK in Tamil Nadu, have been opposing it, arguing that reservation is not a "poverty alleviation programme".

West Bengal to implement EWS quota for government jobs

The notification was issued on July 9, six days after the Mamata Banerjee government announced 10 per cent reservation in the government jobs and educational institutions for the economically weaker sections (EWS) in the general category.


Mamata govt gives nod to 10 per cent EWS quota

The state government’s decision comes six months after the BJP government at the Centre brought in a law to provide 10 per cent EWS quota by amending the Constitution.

DU admissions 2019: EWS category introduced, colleges guarded

Since it’s the first time that EWS quota has been introduced in DU colleges, principals of various colleges told The Indian Express that they kept the cut-offs on the higher side “just to be safe”.

Goa government orders implementation of EWS quota in jobs, education

An office memorandum issued by state Director of Social Welfare Parag Nagarcekar on Friday directed all the departments, public sector undertakings and autonomous bodies to modify the existing parameters to provide reservation for the EWS.

Delhi University admissions 2019: How to get an EWS certificate?

DU admissions 2019: In order to get an Economically Weaker Section (EWS) quota certificate, a candidate from the general category must fulfill certain conditions relating to annual family income and land holding.