Himachal High Court strike down ordinance of provisional admission to higher courses

Striking down the provisional admission process in universities, technical institutions and other institutes of higher learning, the Himachal High Court today issued stern directions to streamline admissions for 2012-13 academic year by only admitting those students in a higher courses who had passed the qualifying exam.

The orders came from the division bench headed by Chief Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice Sanjay Karol in a petition filed by student Khwaja Bahuddin, who has alleged that a private polytechnic institute at Kala Amb had admitted him though he had not passed the matriculation examination.

Having paid all due fees, he was not being assigned a roll number for appearing for the first semester examination to be held soon, the petitioner had let the court know.

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