MUMBAI: Over 100 college students of a metropolis school received no reduction from Supreme Court docket too on Friday and won’t be promoted to fifth semester BCom course on account of low attendance. SC dismissed two particular depart petitions towards a Bombay excessive court docket judgment which on March 12 had dismissed the plea by 107 college students of Mithibai Faculty of Arts, Science and Commerce for reduction after they weren’t allowed to take a seat for exams on account of lower than 60% attendance.
An SC bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna stated it was “not inclined to intervene within the SLPs” and dismissed them.
The SLP stated for “earlier three semesters college students with 50% attendance had been allowed to seem for exams and intention to vary the apply was by no means notified to college students’’.
The appeals on case-by-case was an “empty formality” stated counsel Vinay Navare however school counsel Milind Sathe with S Ok Srivastav stated there was no query of suppression and added some college students succeeded earlier than the attraction panel headed by the principal. The school stated guidelines of minimal 75% attendance was condoned by school to 60%.
College students stated on account of lockdown all had been promoted beneath state pointers primarily based on efficiency in earlier semester, so these with low attendance should be promoted too. However as the school stated they weren’t eligible to maintain time period on account of low attendance, they can not take good thing about pointers and be promoted. As SC refused to intervene, HC dismissed the pending petition as infructuous.