With restrictions in place owing to the continuing lockdown within the state, a number of college students have requested the federal government to increase the deadline for submitting caste validity certificates for admissions to varied programs, by a 12 months.
In a letter despatched to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday, the Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sena (MNVS) mentioned wrote that many college students had made representations to them over the difficulty.
“College students haven’t bought enough time to acquire their caste validity certificates and may have issue in getting them now owing to the journey restrictions throughout the lockdown. The state ought to contemplate this as an unexpected circumstance and grant provisional admissions to college students now. They are often given a 12 months’s time to submit their paperwork,” mentioned Chetan Pednekar, vice-president MNVS.
The scholar wing of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has requested the federal government to offer such a leisure for college students for all admissions, together with these for junior schools, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, for educational 12 months 2020-21 within the state.
Officers on the training division mentioned that they might make a illustration to the state authorities on this regard. “We’ve got bought such requests from college students and shall ahead them to the federal government,” mentioned a senior official.
Final 12 months, the training division had determined to allot provisional admissions to college students who fall below the Socially and Educationally Backward Courses (SEBC) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), as the 2 reservations got here into drive a number of days earlier than the admissions. College students had been requested to submit their paperwork inside six months from the time of admission and had been granted provisional admissions on the premise of an endeavor signed by them.