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ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY (AU) students took out a procession on the campus and stalled the admission process at Art and Science faculties here on Saturday. The students also exchanged heated arguments with the admission committee members in several departments and demanded the head of departments to hold the admissions till the final verdict over increasing seats was received.
None | By HT Correspondent, Allahabad
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2006 12:23 AM IST

ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY (AU) students took out a procession on the campus and stalled the admission process at Art and Science faculties here on Saturday. The students also exchanged heated arguments with the admission committee members in several departments and demanded the head of departments to hold the admissions till the final verdict over increasing seats was received.

A large number of students led by student leaders including Rajesh Singh and Suresh Yadav took out a procession through economics, philosophy, ancient history, geography, English, botany, zoology, mathematics department of the varsity and ceased the post-graduate admissions.

The students also went on with heated arguments with the members of admission committee of many departments and stopped the admissions in presence of police.

Singh charged the varsity administration with adopting double standards and said that the varsity had been charging fee according to State University even though it had reduced the fee on grounds of Central rules.

Student leader Brijendra Mishra insisted on holding a meeting of the AU admission committee and said that the varsity should postpone the admissions unless the vice-chancellor revoked the decision of reduction in seats after holding a meeting of the admission committee.

AU notice: The below mentioned candidates  arranged according to roll number are required to appear for an interview in the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, first floor, Nehru Science Centre, on Monday, July 31, 2006 at 9 am.
They should bring along with them all required documents in original along with an attested copy of each:-
1001, 1002, 1003, 1005, 1007, 1009, 1010, 1015, 1020, 1021, 1023, 1024, 1026, 1030, 1031, 1032, 1033, 1035, 1036, 1038, 1040, 1041, 1043, 1046, 1047, 1049, 1052, 1053, 1054, 1058, 1060, 1062, 1064, 1068, 1069, 1070, 1071, 1075, 1077, 1079, 1080, 1084, 1087, 1087, 1088, 1091, 1092, 1095, 1097, 1098, 1099.

AU Physics Department: The students seeking admission to MSc (Physics) should report on July 31, 2006 at 11 am according to following merit in the department:- Gen- 89 and above, SC-34 and above and ST-all candidates.

Admission will be held on the basis of merit and subject to availability of seats.
AN Jha Hostel: The interview for admission to Amarnath Jha Hostel is scheduled to be held on July 30, 2006. The list of shortlisted  candidates has already been displayed on the notice board of Amarnath Jha Hostel.

Zoology Department: Co-ordinator, MSc (Zoology) Admission informs all the candidates who have scored 116 and above in general category, 90 and above in SC and 65 in ST category in PGAT 2006, are required to report in the department of Zoology, AU at 10.30 am on Tuesday.

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