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Delhi High Court directs colleges to consider the Marks of Computer Science as a part of Merit Calculation

Lawstreet Journal 23 Sep 2020 1:47am

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Delhi High Court directs colleges to consider the Marks of Computer Science as a part of Merit Calculation

The High Court of Delhi ordered for the consideration of Computer Science as part of the subjects for calculation of merit for admission to B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics and other related courses does not stand to reason. The Court however mentioned that a change in criteria for admission would not be suitable for admission and will be considered from the next Academic year that 2020-21 as the process is already underway. 

Hon’ble Justice Pratibha M. Singh has directed Delhi University to relook the course structure and eligibility criteria and make necessary changes within time so the students like petitioner are not put into hardship for the upcoming academic years.

The issue arose when the writ petition was filed by the class XII pass- out from the Science Stream of ICSE Board knocked the doors of High Court for seeking the direction in the matter that Computer Science marks in Class XII ought to be considered while adjudging merit for admission to the B.SC. (Hons.) Physics course in the University of Delhi. 

For which the Court directed the DU to reconsider and modify its criteria for admission in forthcoming years. "Whether it is in the case of selection for employment or admission in educational courses, the rules of the game cannot be changed after the race hasbegun. The process of admissions to undergraduate courses is a two year long process which commences with students taking admission in class XII, choosing the subjects, undertaking preparations, giving various tests and examinations finally culminating in the Class XII… Continue Reading...


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