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.
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.
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.
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.