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Now, 5% seats reserved at NIT-Srinagar for Ladakh natives

Ministry of Human Resource Development has initiated a move to reserve five per cent seats in all undergraduate programmes of the NIT, Srinagar for eligible students

By: PTI | Leh | Updated: May 16, 2020 7:19:34 pm
NIT-Srinagar campus (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

Five per cent of all reserved seats in undergraduate programmes of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar will be earmarked for students of Ladakh Union Territory, an officials statement said on Saturday.

The Ladakh students would be accorded quota from within all reserved seats of the NIT-Srinagar from academic sessions 2020-21, it added.

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As per the Registrar, the University of Ladakh, the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has initiated a move to reserve five per cent seats in all undergraduate programmes of the NIT, Srinagar for eligible students of the UT of Ladakh within the overall quota seats of Jammu & Kashmir from the academic year 2020-21, the statement said.

The Centre had revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and bifurcated it into two UTs of J&K and Ladakh last year.

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