From July quota in higher education across all private institutions: -In order to accommodate EWS reservation without affecting the seats of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, other backward classes, and general category, institutions run by the Center will have to increase their student strength by about 25 percent.
Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will be elevated to higher education in the general category from the new academic session announced on Tuesday, for the economically weaker sections of SC, ST, OBC and general category.
From July quota in higher education across all private institutions: Govt
The Central Government, in all probability, will introduce a bill in the upcoming budget session of Parliament to implement Tuesday’s decision, which comes 12 years after paving the way for reservations in private educational institutions after amending the constitution.
However, the government can not take legislative route to implement new declared 10% quota for the economically weaker sections of the general category (EWS) in Central Educational Institutions. Sources said that it will be offered this week through an executive order.
In order to accommodate EWS reservation without affecting the current number of SC, ST, OBC and general category seats, institutions run by the Center will have to increase their student strength by about 25 percent.
“Under the 124th constitutional amendment, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has decided that this year the quota will be applicable for EWS category. When applying this, we will ensure that reservation for SC, ST and OBC is not affected. Therefore, there will be more seats.
the person’s family’s total annual income is less than Rs 8 lakhs, will be identified as the beneficiary under new quota. “the person who wants the benefit of reservation, his parents, the siblings under the age of 18, his spouse and children under the age of 18”, In the family.
At present, the annual intake of central institutions – in which institutions of central importance such as IITs, NITs, and IIMs, central universities, central open universities, colleges and government, and government-aided universities are 9.28 lakh seats.
Although central institutions will be allowed to increase by 25 percent, it is not clear how many years they have to implement.
Due to the increase in student strength, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) is also right about the additional financial burden on central institutions. According to sources, the initial estimate of the ministry reveals that its cost may be Rs 4,000 crore.
Sources said the government believes that the decision to extend the EWS quota along with SWV, ST, OBC reservation to private institutions will be passed by the political muster in both the Houses of Parliament since the 93rd Constitutional amendment, which has given way to the quota Paved. The private institute came in 2006 when the UPA was in power. From July quota in higher education across all private institutions
At present, student reservation is provided in many private institutions, although this is not mandatory under a central law.
According to AICTE president Anil Sahasrabuddhe, most of the recognized private institutions provide reservation for students, as they are located in the state.