TN: All colleges should start admissions only after 31st of July: Minister for Higher Education
In Tamil Nadu, the Minister for Higher Education K. Ponmudy said that all colleges should start admissions only after 31st of July.
Chief Minister M.K. Stalin had a meeting with the Higher Education Minister and other officials of the department today.
Speaking to the media after the meet, the Minister said that the colleges need to consider the CBSE and State Board Class 12th marks to rank the students for admission purposes.
The admissions to polytechnic colleges which are based on Class IX marks commenced last week.
As per the evaluation method for plus two this year, Class X board exams would carry 50 per cent weightage while Class XI marks would carry 20 per cent weightage.
The Government gave 30 per cent weightage to Class XII internal assessment and practical exams.
The Minister told that the Government would take steps to appoint Professors in Tamil Nadu as Vice Chancellors of Anna University and Annamalai University.
He said that there was no link between cancellation of M. Phil by Madras University and National Education Policy.