Delhi University’s Hindi Department Taken To Court

Two aspirants were not selected for the Hindi Department’s MPhil and PhD courses¬†have approached the Delhi High Court against the alleged ‚Äúillegal, arbitrary and unfair selection and admission of candidates‚Äù.

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They allege that the Delhi University violated the procedure for admission. They demand to quash the list of candidates selected for admission to MPhil/PhD programme and have approached the Delhi High Court for the same.

The two students, Krishanand and Jitendra Singh, had approached the court through their lawyer Farrukh Khan. They appeared for the common entrance test for MPhil and PhD was held on June 21 last year in 2018. In the said test Krishanand appeared as the topper, while Singh was rank 20 after securing 135 marks. However, their names did not appear on the list, when names of eligible candidates were published by the University.

The stated in their petition presented to the court that “As per rules, person who qualified can be admitted to MPhil/PhD programme directly without going through entrance test… Procedure of admissions was violated and selection process for MPhil/PhD was arbitrary,” .

All 122 students selected for the programme, have been impleaded in the case and are expected to appear in the next hearing on March 27.

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