St Stephen’s Faculty is more likely to problem the current Delhi Excessive Court docket order on the admission course of on the establishment and search “interim reduction” to hold out this 12 months’s admissions as ordinary, a supply mentioned on Tuesday.
Members of the faculty’s governing physique — the very best determination making physique of the establishment — met on Tuesday to debate the longer term plan of action and determined to maneuver the Supreme Court docket towards the excessive courtroom order, a member mentioned on the situation of anonymity.
This comes days after the excessive courtroom requested the faculty to comply with the admission coverage formulated by Delhi College, in keeping with which 100 per cent weightage needs to be given to the Frequent College Entrance Check (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 however it can’t drive non-minority candidates to moreover bear an interview.
The school, for its half, had mentioned it is going to accord 85 per cent weightage to the CUET rating and 15 per cent to bodily interviews for “all classes of candidates”.
With the faculty refusing to put off the interview course of for admissions, the Delhi College has mentioned it’s “agency” on its determination to declare “null and void” all admissions made by the faculty in violation of the CUET tips.
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 courtroom.
“The governing physique of the faculty has, nevertheless, determined to problem the excessive courtroom’s order…and method the Supreme Court docket. The school will search an interim reduction to conduct admission by conducting interviews,” the supply mentioned.
The excessive courtroom’s order on September 12 got here on petitions filed by a legislation pupil and the faculty with respect to the legality of admission of scholars towards unreserved non-minority seats for undergraduate programs.