MGKV officials forced to avoid entrance exams

INDIFFERENT ATTITUDE of graduates towards some post-graduate courses have forced the officials of the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth (MGKV), to take direct admission and conduct entrance examinations only for 11 courses.
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Published on May 31, 2006 12:05 AM IST
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INDIFFERENT ATTITUDE of graduates towards some post-graduate courses have forced the officials of the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth (MGKV), to take direct admission and conduct entrance examinations only for 11 courses.

Sources said that earlier the varsity administration had decided to conduct entrance examination for all the courses, but due to lesser number of applicants, the varsity administration would conduct entrance examinations for 11 different post-graduate and 10 undergraduate courses.

There are 40 PG courses in post-graduate and postgraduate diploma. Entrance examinations would be held only for MA (Hindi), English, Sociology, History, Psychology, M.SW, MCPR, MCom, MJMC, LLM and M.Ed.

The condition of post-graduate courses are worst in view of aspirants for admission against available seats in Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth (MGKV).

Except some post-graduate courses, the numbers of applicant are so less that varsity administration cannot organise entrance examination.As per information, the varsity administration has started preparation to conduct entrance examination for admission in 21 undergraduate, post-graduate and post-graduate diploma courses out of total 60 courses. The entrance examination is scheduled to begin from June 4.  

There is less number of aspirants in different courses of under graduate, post-graduate and post-graduate diploma, causing the MGKV administration to take direct admission in remaining 39 different courses. The last date for the submission of application forms was May 15. 

As per break up in different post-graduate courses, there are 200 aspirants in Hindi against 110 seats, 300 aspirants in English against 66, 300 applicants in History against 150, 350 applicants in Sociology against 165 seats, 200 applicants in Psychology against 55 seats, 150 applicants in MCPR against 40 seats, 250 applicants in M.Com against 88 seats, 250 applicants in MJMC against 50 seats, 100 applicants in LLM against 40 seats, 1000 applicants in M.Ed. against 20 seats. In different undergraduate courses, there are 8461 applicants in B.Ed, 500 in BP.Ed, 1800 in B.Com, 350 in BFA, 1300 in B.Sc., 600 in LL.B., 5200 in BA, 100 in B.Mus., 350 in BCA, and 150 in DMALT. Direct admission would be held in remaining courses of under graduate, post-graduate and post-grad
uate diploma.

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