Sports Quota

  • Delhi HC asks DU to draft fresh sports quota norms September 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi University was on Wednesday directed by the Delhi High Court to "reformulate" its sports quota admission norms which stipulate general physical fitness test even for players of indoor games like chess. "This criteria (fitness test) is apt and justified for outdoor and also indoor games in...
  • Chess player goes to law over DU fitness rules September 7, 2012

    An aspiring chess player Chetna Karnani has moved court against Delhi University's new guidelines on sports quota. ...
  • Madras University to decide on sports quota July 25, 2012

    Chennai: The Syndicate of the University of Madras will soon decide on a proposal to provide a special provision for sports quota in its affiliated colleges, which has been a major demand from students for a while now. The seats under this quota will be over and above the current...
  • TN: Jaya hikes engineering seats' sports quota July 4, 2012

    Chennai: In a major boost for students excelling in sports in the State, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday ordered an increase of 400 seats to be allotted under the sports quota in engineering admissions. With this order, the total number of seats under this quota will now be 500,...
  • RTI application reveals foul play in DU sports quota June 6, 2009

    New Delhi: A Right To Information (RTI) application revealed foul play with the sports quota in Delhi University (DU). A national level football player was denied admission in 2008 to make way for someone of lesser merit. Eighteen-year-old Abhishek Chandran had just one goal - to pursue a Bachelor of...