Delhi HC strikes down UGC Regulation permitting admission to M.Phil, Ph.D on the basis of Viva Voce

Aditi Singh October 4 2018
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The Delhi High Court has struck down a UGC Regulation which permitted filling of M.Phil. and Ph.D. seats entirely on the basis of performance in the viva voce process.

The Regulation, the Court held, was arbitrary and in violation of Article 14 of the Constitution of India.

The Court also held that absence of any "concession" with respect to the minimum qualifying marks in the written test for reserved category candidates as well as physically disabled candidates in the . . .

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