About: 'Student Rights'

Debarring Eligible Candidate on Grounds of Invalid Caste Certificate Unfair: Rajasthan HC

The High Court of Rajasthan in Kashish Prajapati D/o Hari Chand Prajapati vs Union of India held that petitioner, an eligible candidate, cannot be debarred from admission by invalidating her caste certificate. The court additionally directed the respondent to admit the petitioner to the special round of counselling to be conducted by Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB)-2021, MNIT, Jaipur. 

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Error in Merit List Leading to Cancellation of Admissions of Innocent Students Invalid: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court clubbing two writ petitions pertaining to the same matter in Yatendra Singh Vs Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (IGIPESS) & Anr and Vivek Vats Vs Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences & Anr., held that the petitioners should not suffer owing to the respondent institutes fallacious merit list and were entitled to continue their course without any disturbance.

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Practice of Colleges Recovering Penalties Imposed on them through Students, Fraudulent: Allahabad HC

Allahabad High Court in Ram Avatar Kalyani Devi Kanya Mahavidyalay Thru Manager & Ors Vs. State Of U.P. Thru Prin.Secy.Higher Education Lucknow & Ors.– Misc. Single No. – 14258 of 2021 and two other related cases called out and sought immediate action by the State Government on the fraudulent practice adopted by colleges wherein they recover penalties imposed by the affiliated University on them through students.

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Vested Political Interest Involved, Rustication Order of Students Set Aside by Calcutta HC

The Calcutta High Court in Visva Bharati and another Vs. State of West Bengal & Ors — W.P.A. No. 13553 of 2021 set aside rustication orders of three students passed by the special enquiry committee.  The students were rusticated for three years for breaking the seal on the chamber of a professor and for causing disorder in the University. The court observed that students were used as a front by the vested political interests from outside the University.

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