By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, July 5: The State Government has taken various important actions for admission into degree courses for the students who cannot pursue the regular courses due to high level of pass percentage of the students in the higher secondary fil examition 2016.
The State Government requested the Universities concerned to increase the number of seats in the regular classes, open the morning/evening shifts without violating the existing norms. The Governing bodies concerned of the colleges will be able to take necessary action and in conformity with the University guidelines of July 11, 2013 issued by the State Government regarding opening of morning and evening shift.
The state Government also requested the Vice Chancellor and Registrar of KK Handique open University to activate all their study centres in the colleges and also to introduce new studies centres in colleges so that those students who cannot pursue the regular courses in other Universities like Gauhati University, Dibrugarh University, Assam University etc., can be accommodated in the said University. The State Government also appealed the interested candidates to apply for admission into the study centres in different colleges under the Indira Gandhi tiol Open University (IGNOU) as the degrees provided by this University is equivalent to the degrees provided by other Universities. To extend a helping hand to the students seeking admission in the colleges in greater Guwahati, a district-level committee has been formed with the Principal of B Barooah College as the coorditor who will allot seats to any of the colleges in greater Guwahati as per availability of the seats.
The State Government has requested all DCs to start similar process in their respective districts. Moreover, under the scheme of fees waiver to the BPL students who are not required to pay any fees, many such students had applied in different colleges and also got enrolment. In this process such students had blocked some seats unnecessarily. The government appealed to all such students to decide before July 10, 2016 as to which college he or she will like to pursue his/her studies and to surrender his/her seats and if it is found that the students who are enrolled in more than one colleges, their admission may be liable to be cancelled.
The government is committed to help those who in spite of their academic performance cannot pursue higher studies for poor income of their parents. This scheme is meant for such student, whose parents’ annual income is less than Rs 1 lakh. So, the government appealed to all concerned parents who should not deserve the benefit of the above scheme to withdraw the income certificate from the concerned college and submit the required fees to college authorities by July 10, 2016. In case it is found that the income certificate submitted by a student is false, the state Government will take necessary action it deems fit. The state Government will also take necessary action against any state government officials, including Mouzadar who has issued such false certificates. The college authorities are requested to keep concerned origil documents submitted by the students, including the income certificates, marks sheets and pass certificates of the higher secondary examition during the process of verification by 10th July, 2016. Similarly, all students who submitted duplicate attested copies of their certificates for admission are requested to deposit the origil above copies to the college authorities by 7th of July, 2016.
All college authorities have been asked to publish the mes of all students admitted in their colleges in their website, including those who have been admitted based on their income certificates of Rs. 1 lakh or less.