Kundapur; July 31: Due to the negligence of CET state and Centre, thousands of engineering students are being deprived of their education. Demanding the permanent solution to CET problems faced by the engineering students ABVP of Kota jurisdiction staged a protest on July 31, Wednesday in front of Kota Town Hall and called for state wide protest.
Neil Brian, city’s ABVP convener, addressing the protestors said in his address that since supreme court has closed the admission date on July 30, many students have been entangled in troubles and in state engineering colleges 8,772 seats are in balance and if supreme court extends the date of admission, these seats can be filled, otherwise these seats will remain as it is.
Besides even B. Pharm (bachelor of pharmacy) student’s admission also through CET but arrangements for this has not done so far.By giving many technical reasons, pretexts government is showing anti-students attitudes, he alleged. In the lateral admission system for diploma students also there are some shortcomings, putting students in hardship, he added.
First time in the history, prior to CET counseling, students are being forced to attend COMED K counseling, thereby making the students helpless. It was also alleged that incidents of students who got seat on government quota basis have paid fee more than the government fixed fee. In this regard students have sought the help of chief minister and higher education minister.
During the occasion ABVP has submitted a memorandum containing many demands of the ABVP to government through Kota deputy tahsildar.
Yatish B Kanchan, student prime leader, Manish Shetty, Sher Khan, Nagraj and Nitesh were part of the protest. Students from all the colleges under Kota ABVP jurisdiction have participated in the protest.
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