[AI] Regarding Quota for VH Students in Universities.

Surya Prakash Sharma surya.sharma26 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 14 10:14:47 EDT 2010


Hi,
section 39 of the PWD act provides for the reservation of seats in 
educational institutions but unfortunately there is no clear provision to 
reserve one per cent seats for the persons with visual impairment. we must 
interpret it with section 33.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Amiyo Biswas" <amiyo.biswas at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Saturday, August 14, 2010 5:03 PM
Subject: [AI] Regarding Quota for VH Students in Universities.


> Hello,
>
> Kalyani University recently refused admission to a vh student in pg course 
> in history on the ground that the allotted 3 seats out of 100 were filled 
> up by 3 orthopedically handicapped students. The most surprising thing is 
> that these handicapped students were selected on the basis of their 
> percentage of handicap, i.e. they prepared a kind of list starting from 
> 40%.
>
> I looked for some guidelines on UGC web site. I did not find anything 
> relevant. There is a notice titled gazette-English.pdf. But it's a totally 
> different thing. Can anyone find me some suitable circular or some other 
> solution? I need it for a young friend of mine.
>
> Best regards,
> Amiyo Biswas
> Cell: 91-9433464329
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