The fact that a number of students are giving a miss to the prestigious IITs isn't a secret anymore. In fact, according to recent news, over 2000 students have dropped out from the IITs in the past 3 year "“ which itself is a hard fact to digest, considering that the IITs are considered the pinnacle of education in the country.
Now, the central HRD ministry has told Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) that did joint guiding for admission to IITs/NITs/ISM and IIITs to return greater part of non-refundable acknowledgment expense/educational cost charge to students who haven't joined courses furthermore instructed them to make fundamental moves to top off 3,200 empty seats speedily.
After a long meeting on Tuesday night went to by top authorities and priest Smriti Irani, HRD service on Wednesday sternly told co-chairpersons of JoSAA that the act of "discount of acknowledgment charge in instances of hopefuls who have not joined the courses or have withdrawn in the wake of joining the course is observed to be not as per different legal proclamations on the subject.
Service said that with a specific end goal to "guarantee that a uniform strategy is received by all the higher instructive establishments" JoSAA ought to take after the new methodology.
Mandate to JoSAA says that on the off chance that a student withdrew before the commencement of the course, the whole expense gathered from the student, after a finding of the preparing charge of not more than Rs 1,000 may be discounted and returned by the foundation to the student who has withdrawn from the system. JoSAA gathered over Rs 14 crore from acknowledgment charge for 3,200 empty seats.
In the event that a student left in the wake of joining the course and if the seat that subsequently fell empty was filled by another competitor by the last date of affirmation, the foundation ought to give back the charge after proportionate finding of month to month expense and inn rent.
Sources said the choice to fill empty seats could see change in the guiding procedure. The tenets of confirmation by JoSAA did not permit numerous students to surrender seats they didn't need furthermore did not let those lower in the rank to climb the stepping stool. Service sources said, "JoSAA can advance another procedure. Such a large number of seats can't be permitted to stay empty when there is such a great amount of interest for building courses."