St Stephen’s College is prone to problem the latest Delhi High Court order on the admission course of on the establishment and search “interim relief” to hold out this 12 months’s admissions as ordinary, a supply mentioned on Tuesday.
Members of the faculty’s governing physique — the best determination making physique of the establishment — met on Tuesday to debate the long run plan of action and determined to maneuver the Supreme Court towards the excessive court docket order, a member mentioned on the situation of anonymity.
This comes days after the excessive court docket requested the faculty to comply with the admission coverage formulated by Delhi University, in keeping with which 100 per cent weightage needs to be given to the Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-2022 rating whereas granting admissions to non-minority college students in its undergraduate programs.
It mentioned the faculty was authorised to conduct interviews, along with the CUET, solely to confess Christian college students but it surely can not drive non-minority candidates to moreover bear an interview.
The faculty, for its half, had mentioned it’ll accord 85 per cent weightage to the CUET rating and 15 per cent to bodily interviews for “all categories of candidates”.
With the faculty refusing to dispose of the interview course of for admissions, the Delhi University has mentioned it’s “firm” on its determination to declare “null and void” all admissions made by the faculty in violation of the CUET pointers.
The supply mentioned 17 members of the governing physique attended the assembly on Tuesday, of which 5 have been towards the proposal to maneuver the apex court docket.
“The governing body of the college has, however, decided to challenge the high court’s order…and approach the Supreme Court. The college will seek an interim relief to conduct admission by conducting interviews,” the supply mentioned.
The excessive court docket’s order on September 12 got here on petitions filed by a regulation pupil and the faculty with respect to the legality of admission of scholars towards unreserved non-minority seats for undergraduate programs.