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Supreme Court seeks response on plea for EWS quota

The Supreme Court asked for the Centre and Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) response on a plea seeking 10% reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), 2019. A vacation bench led by Justice Indira Banerjee also issued notice to the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and asked […]

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There cannot be any reservation in qualifying examinations, says SC

“For qualifying examinations there cannot be any reservation,” the Supreme Court clarified on Monday while hearing a plea seeking 10 per cent quota for the economically weaker section in Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)-2019. A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna said that reservation of any class comes into play only during […]

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10% quota in govt jobs applicable from Feb: Centre

Central government jobs and services which come up from February onwards will have to implement the 10% quota for economically weaker sections (EWS), the Union ministry of personnel, grievances and pensions has notified. An order passed by the ministry refers to an office memorandum of the social justice ministry, which mentions the Constitution (One Hundred […]

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10% reservation for economically poor comes into force

The Constitutional provision to provide 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and education to economically backward section in the general category has come into force Monday, a government notification said. The Constitution (103 Amendment) Act, 2019 received the assent of the President on Saturday. “In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of […]