Medical admission: Students upset as Punjab govt doubles reservation for Backward Classes

The Punjab government’s decision to double reservation for Backward Classes (BCs) in the state from 5% to 10% in all government medical and dental colleges has upset general category students, who have threatened to move court. Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) issued a notification in this regard on Tuesday, on instructions from secretary, department of medical education and research, Vikas Pratap. Anxious students and parents are reaching out to the BFUHS authorities seeking the withdrawal of the decision. A parent said, “The Punjab government should also think about…

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DHE Odisha +3 admission first list released at dheodisha.gov.in

The Odisha Department of Education has released its first selection list for degree +3 admissions at dheodisha.gov.in. Candidates should apply for admissions from July 3, with classes starting from July 19. The second round of selections will be out on July 7. The students can check the result at dheodisha.gov.in. To check your results, here are the following steps: 1. Go to dheodisha.gov.in 2. Click on DHE Odisha +3 result 2017 3 . Key in your registration number, password and date of birth. 4. Your result will be displayed To be eligible for admissions…

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Madras HC restores age bar for 3-year law course

    CHENNAI: Paving the way for restoration of an upper age limit for the three-year Bachelor of Law (BL) course, the Madras high court has quashed Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University’s admission notification which does not prescribe any age limit and directed it to issue a fresh notification. Consequently, this year the maximum age limit for open category candidates will be 30 years and for reserved categories it will be 35 years. A division bench of Justice S Manikumar and Justice V M Velumani, in their 102-page judgment, quashed…

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