Varsity fees Rs 50K to take earlier exams
Patiala, February 8
Money-strapped Punjabi College, Patiala, is charging Rs 50,000 charge (golden probability) from former college students, who failed to finish their programs, and wish to seem for examination once more.
“College students, who couldn’t full their programs, can now seem for examination by paying Rs 50,000 within the type of a golden probability,” mentioned a college official.
Although college students claimed that the college was charging an exorbitant charge, the authorities mentioned a particular permission needed to be obtained from the Vice-Chancellor. Earlier, examination below the particular probability have been held throughout the pandemic in 2021.
Although 50 former college students have stuffed the types to avail the golden probability, solely 14 deposited the charge thus far.
“I stuffed the shape, however Rs 50,000 charge is an excessive amount of. I work as a peon and earn a meager wage of Rs 8,500 per thirty days. How will I full my post-graduation?” mentioned a former pupil.
Vice-Chancellor Arvind mentioned the charge had been fastened by the Syndicate just a few years in the past. “After receiving requests, I made a decision to increase this particular scheme for all college students, who didn’t clear their exams both by reappear or enchancment,” he mentioned.
Navjot Kaur, Registrar, Punjabi College, mentioned, the college was providing an opportunity to these college students who couldn’t acquire their levels. “This can be a particular initiative of the college. Even college students from the 1982 batch have approached us,” she mentioned.