ANCSU on merit-based selection for professional courses

ANCSU on merit-based selection for professional courses
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Dimapur, May 16: The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) has expressed concern that the Government of Nagaland has failed to acquire MBBS, BDS seats for students of Nagaland under NEC during the year 2017, and has appealed to the State Technical Education Department to initiate with the concerned ministry and acquire seats for the year 2018 and onward.
In a representation to the Director, Technical Education, the ANCSU pointed out that aspirants for MBBS, BDS is increasing every year, but due to less allocation of seats to the State, a good number of aspiring candidates are deprived to pursue their career.
In the representation, ANCSU also demanded that merit list should be strictly maintained and placement of institutions should be on merit basis. It said merit list should be prepared strictly so as to ensure fair and transparency in selection of MBBS and BDS candidates.
The ANCSU said it shall not accept any kind of manipulation or modification in selection of candidates and reminded that placement of institutions for selected candidates for undergoing the courses should be on merit basis.
ANCSU also demanded that merit list as per allocation of seats and placement of institutions should be published in local dailies for transparency. ANCSU shall be vigilant in this matter and shall monitor closely during the process of selection and thereon, it said.
ANCSU further said the department should strictly follow the existing guidelines for selection of MBBS and BDS candidates for undergoing professional courses. In case of addition or deletion in the existing guidelines, it said ANCSU may be informed for proper review and consultation for implementation in the interest of the students’ community. (Page News Service)