Admission of students to Universities on their performance in entrance exams rather than Grade XII results

On Monday, The Kerala High Court directed the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations to refrain from publishing the rank list before disposal of the petition.

The petition ment that to admit students to Universities solely based on their performance in entrance exams rather than Grade XII results. Petitioners are Grade XII students aggrieved by the method of admission given.

‘The unequals cannot be made equals by standardization’, the plea read. They alleged that the 50% of marks obtained in 12th was patently erroneous and does not serve the purpose for which the ratio is provided.

The petitioners wants Kerala Court to make sure that the admissions will be done purely on the basis of the marks secured in the entrance examination alone. Senior Advocate KP Satheesan appeared for the petitioners while Additional Advocate General Ashok M Cherian represented the respondents in the matter.

Justice P. B Suresh Kumar issued this interim order while listing the matter for further consideration to next week.

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