In the Allahabad University, only two of the sanctioned 57 posts for STs have been filled. For SCs, the university has 123 sanctioned posts of which only 16 have been filled.The situation is comparatively better at the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University(BBAU) in Lucknow. Here four out of nine sanctioned ST posts are filled. In the SC category, 16 out of 20 posts are filled. In fact, the figures show that nearly one third of the total sanctioned posts for STs have been filled in 31 central universities across the country. As for SC posts, the data auggests that only 30% are filled.
Of the total 998 sanctioned ST posts only 359 have been filled. For the SCs, out of 2139 sanctioned posts only 643(30%) have been filled. As per the norms, the SCs should constitute 15% and STs 7% of the teachers in the central universities. The central universities in Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu stand at a better position with the institutions filling up more than 90% of the vacancies for the scheduled castes and the scheduled tribes.