Seats in government, aided colleges increased by 20 per cent
Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued an order allowing new undergraduate, postgraduate courses in self-financing colleges and increasing the number of seats in government and aided colleges. The self-financing colleges have been allowed to start one course each this academic year itself.
20 percent seats have been increased in government and aided colleges. Also the number of students who can take admissions for postgraduate courses in Science streams at self-financing colleges have been increased to 20 and in Arts and Commerce streams to 25. At undergraduate level, there are 40 seats for Science courses and 60 for Arts and Commerce. If any colleges have more seats, it also has been reduced with this order.
The order also instructs the head of the departments to distribute the reserved seats to others, if no deserving student has taken admission in the seat.
37 self-financing colleges under Calicut university and 32 colleges under MG university have been allowed new courses. All those colleges which had submitted application for new courses and were inspected by university officials and recommended have been allowed new courses.