Admission under the sports quota is held through a fitness test and a trial. Some points are reserved for certificates. Starting this year, students have to upload three certificates during registration.
The situation got so out of hand that DUSC finally decided to hold trials for only 1,500 students — 900 boys and 600 girls.
Petitioner’s lawyer argued that the condition violates sportsperson’s fundamental rights.
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education declared Friday secondary school certificate (SSC) and higher secondary certificate (HSC) students will be awarded grace marks under sports quota.
Earlier this week,several Delhi University colleges scrapped hockey from their sports quota,deeming that the sport no longer interests the younger generation.
Indias national game has taken a beating as a sport in the Delhi University,with prominent colleges such as Hindu and Hansraj deciding to not hold hockey trials for admission under the sports category.
Prof Mansoor said AMU will hold a special felicitation programme shortly in honour of Singh.
Unmukt Chand,India’s U-19 World Cup winning team captain,is now ready to start his second year of college after a bitter stand-off with his St Stephen’s College in Delhi.
Asking for a rethink on the way in which the state gives jobs to sportspersons under the sports quota,Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday directed the sports department to constitute an experts committee to inspect a sportspersons certificate in a transparent manner.
Many aspiring to make it to Delhi University under sports quota were left panting on Wednesday.
With admission registrations closing,Delhi University colleges are now preparing for admission to sports quota seats,trials for which will begin on Tuesday.
Deepika Padukone got admission in college by flashing her ‘sports certificate’.
Officials are confident that revised syllabi for all courses will be available in another ten days.