SF Engg Colleges to "corrrect" HC verdict
Mathrubhumi Education Online
Kochi, July 10,2012: A meeting convened by the Kerala Self-Financing Engineering College Management Association of its member colleges’ heads in the wake of the adverse remarks of the High Court against 21 colleges, resolved to first approach the High Court itself to correct the adverse remarks since the association felt that the remarks stemmed from certain anomalies in the court proceedings. They point out that the controversial percentage document reported to have been submitted to court was not made a court document, since it is not an exhibit in the order,T A Vijayan, secertay of the association and an advocate told Mathrubhumi Education Online last night.
The Association is of the understanding that the court did arrive at the decision on the basis of some unreliable reports while the actual results of the universities in this regard did not portray such a bad picture.
“All universities in the state except Kerala University are yet to computerize their examination declaration system and hence cannot give a correct picture of the position of the results of each engineering college. The result of lagging papers of students are mostly omitted, which leads to miscalculation on the part of the universities. A consolidated result of the universities for the past three years does not paint such a bad picture of these 21 colleges. So the High Court can be convinced about the correct standing,” said Vijayan. He said that they will think of approaching the Supreme Court to get the adverse remarks removed, only if this attempt fails.
It’s understood that the expert committee appointed by the High Court too was not able to submit a correct report. High Court sought the actual results from the universities for the past three years and universities other than Kerala might had given the percentages in manual form which is far from fact.
The KSFECMA has also decided to hold a seminar in Kochi to apprise the students and parents about the issues involved and the correct picture with regard to the current standing of the college.
The Association also welcomed the central govt's move to bring in single engineering entrance test from 2013 and asked the state govt not to reject it. "We are all for it, since it is applicable for all Indian citizens." Vijayan said.