New Delhi: Jamia decide to increase the fee in all its courses from upcoming academic session by five per cent. Jamia Millia Islamia has to reconsider its decision after met with gripe from students. The students protested against its plans.
The students have threatened to go on a strike saying that the last year also varsity had increased the fees by 10 per cent in all the courses. However, the authorities said that the increase was minor.
The students said that a large number of university students belong from poor background where even it is not easily possible for them to afford the existing fees. It becomes a pattern to increase fees every year. Initially two students sit on hunger strike to protest against the hike.
Mukesh Ranjan said that we have instructions from the HRD ministry for marginal hike which universities are expected to mobilise the resources internally, the hike is in the tuition fee will not get more than 5-6 lakh annually in our corpus.
He said, "TheUniversity has formed six- member panel to look into the issue including two student representatives. The panel will re-think and come up with its proposal."
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