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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF  HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-1733 ANSWERED ON-26.08.2013 Reservation of emp

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-1733

ANSWERED ON-26.08.2013

Reservation of employees in central universities

1733 . SHRI FAGGAN SINGH KULASTE

(a) the number of central universities operating in the country and whether the employees belonging to Scheduled Castes/Tribes have been selected on the basis of reservation ratio in these universities;
(b) if so, the details of such central universities and the percentage of reservation given therein, university-wise;
(c) whether admission into these universities to the students of Scheduled Castes/Tribes is given on the basis of reservation; and
(d) the number of such students admitted during the last five years?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(DR. SHASHI THAROOR)

(a)&(b): There are 40 Central Universities (CUs) under the purview of this Ministry. The CUs follow the Government’s reservation policy for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and the Scheduled Tribes (ST) in teaching and Group ‘A’ and ‘B’ non-teaching posts and State Government’s reservation policy for remaining non-teaching posts. The CU-wise percentage of SCs and STs, in teaching and non-teaching posts, is given in the Annexure.
(c): The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act, 2006 provides for 15%, 7.5% and 27% reservation for the admission of SC, ST and OBC students, respectively, subject to exemptions provided in the Act. Some of the CUs have achieved their specified quota of reservation in admission, while others have not.
(d): The year-wise number of SC/ST students admitted in the CUs is as under:

Year
Students Admitted
SCs
STs
2008-09
44907
45119
2009-10
48746
55729
2010-11
57041
45585
2011-12
59096
52659
2012-13
57240
52350

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