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EWS quota


NEET-PG 2022: Supreme Court lists EWS quota matter for hearing on August 2

July 28, 2022 11:28 am

The top court had asked the government to explain why the criteria for the EWS category were set at the same margin as the creamy layer of the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category, at an annual family income of not more than Rs 8 lakh.  

Modern School asks EWS children to pay Rs 67,000 in fees

June 21, 2022 7:06 am

According to the provisions of the Right to Education Act 2009, all private schools in Delhi are required to reserve 25% of seats for EWS and disadvantaged group (DG) students during admissions at the entry level, and compulsorily provide them free education till the completion of class VIII.

Delhi HC seeks govt's response on plea for school admission of 44k EWS category children

February 14, 2022 8:09 pm

The plea alleged that there was a blatant violation of the fundamental rights of thousands of children who are waiting for admission since April 2021 on account of the government's inaction in performing their duty.

'Will create disparity': Aspirants, experts react to SC verdict on EWS, OBC quota in NEET-PG 2021

January 08, 2022 10:22 am

For the academic year 2021-22, candidates with a yearly family income of less than Rs 8 lakh will be eligible to participate in NEET PG counselling under EWS quota. The 27 per cent OBC quota will also continue to be in place.

NEET-PG EWS quota admissions: Govt response shows no study before fixing Rs 8L limit, SC told

January 06, 2022 9:37 am

The petitions have challenged the July 29 notification of the Medical Counseling Committee providing 27 per cent OBC reservation and 10 per cent EWS reservation.

Explained: Economically Weaker Sections, as defined by government panel

January 05, 2022 3:32 pm

A committee has examined the criteria for determining who is to be included as EWS, and its report is part of the Centre’s affidavit before the SC. What changes has it recommended, and what stays unchanged?

‘Centre should rethink EWS quota condition’

January 04, 2022 7:43 am

Chavan’s remarks came after the Centre told the Supreme Court that it has decided to accept the recommendation of a three-member panel to retain the current gross annual family income limit for EWS of Rs 8 lakh or less.

No NEET-PG counselling till EWS reservation issue decided, Centre tells SC

October 26, 2021 8:08 am

Additional Solicitor General K M Nataraj conveyed this to a bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud, which told him, “Mr Nataraj, we are taking your word for it.”

'Making unequals equals': SC questions Centre over Rs 8 lakh limit for EWS students in NEET

October 22, 2021 8:52 am

The bench was hearing a batch of pleas challenging the Centre and Medical Counselling Committee notification to provide 27 per cent reservation for OBCs and 10 per cent reservation for the EWS category in the All-India Quota for PG Medical Courses.

After setback in SC, Maharashtra government extends EWS quota to Marathas

June 01, 2021 2:15 am

However, a Maratha leader panned the order, saying caste groups not covered by reservations were automatically eligible for EWS quota, and no government order was required for this.