Meerut University has indefinitely postponed B.Ed examinations slated to begin from November 7. The decision was taken in an emergency meeting of the examination committee of the university. A positive outcome of the decision could be that thousands of students of the management seats, who stand debarred from the examination, might be allowed to take the examination now, whenever it happens. Whereas, it is a set back for students who campaigned for months to have the examination conducted at an early date.
Meanwhile, the apex court has agreed to hear the case in which the management quota students have been debarred from taking the examination. The case will be heard by a bench presided over by Justice B.N. Agrarwal. On Monday, a bench presided by the Chief Justice had refused to hear the case. Arguing from the university side, advocates Nagender Rai and S. Mishra had pleaded in the court of Justice B.N. Agarwal and Justice G.S. Singhori that private institutions had admitted management quota students without conducting an entrance test and thus this admission was illegal.