Students Left Out In PG Selection List Seek KU VC’s Intervention

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Srinagar: Hundreds of undergraduate students who had appeared in entrance examinations for integrated post-graduate courses have been left in lurch by Kashmir University after a selection list full of discrepancies was allegedly issued by the varsity.

A group of under graduate students told Kashmir Observer on Wednesday that the University has withheld results of over 300 students, who appeared in PG entrance tests in September. They said that the University had released a list of selected students on October 7 but it was full of discrepancies.

The students alleged that many candidates figured in the selection list despite scoring low in the entrance tests

The students said on approaching Directorate of Admissions, Kashmir University, they were asked to give an application as there was some technical error in their application forms.

“After waiting for many days, we again approached the Directorate of admissions but were asked to submit an application to the Vice Chancellor. We were told to wait till October 19th. Since then, we haven’t heard anything,” they said.

“Despite performing very well in the entrance test, we are at the risk of losing the opportunity to gain admission in KU. We urge the Vice Chancellor to intervene and save our career,” they added.

KU Vice Chancellor was unavailable for a comment. When this reporter made repeated attempts to reach out to Director Admissions KU, Professor Farooq Mir he did not attend the phone calls. However KO is waiting for a response from the university and the story will be updated as and when KU authorities respond.

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