News articles on the abuse faced by SC/ST/PD students from IIT Kharagpur Professor

The Wire Article on IIT Alumni’s letter – April 29, 2021 The News Minute’s Article on IIT Alumni’s letter against Prof. Seema Singh – April 29, 2021 News Careers360 Article – April 29, 2021 Hindustan Times Article on IITB Alumni’s letter – April 30, 2021 Tribune India Article on IIT KGP Casteist speech of Prof. … Continue reading News articles on the abuse faced by SC/ST/PD students from IIT Kharagpur Professor

News articles on the lack of representation of Bahujans in Central Institutes

Caste and Meritocracy Keep India’s Top Institutions Running. At What Cost? Inefficiency of Merit: Have India’s top technical, scientific institutes used the ‘merit’ debate to deny jobs to teachers from oppressed communities? Very few PhD students in top Indian institutes from SC, ST category: Data phd-entry-in-iits-tougher-for-students-from-marginalised-communities phd-entry-to-iit-madras-is-harder-for-students-from-marginalised-communities

News articles about the recommendation of MoE constituted committee on reservation

Student groups slam Education Ministry committee’s recommendation to exempt IITs from reservations in faculty hiring Scrap quotas for faculty recruitment in IITs: MoE Panel oppose-removal-reservations-iits-demand-maintain-constitutional-reservation Faculty reservation in IITs: Ram Gopal Committee Report draws criticism Will reservation not apply in IITs

APPSC rejects IITs’ demand to be included in the list of reservation exempted institutions

A committee constituted by the Union Ministry of Education (MoE) to suggest measures for effective implementation of reservation policies in IITs has recommended that these institutions be exempted from following reservation policies in faculty recruitment. The committee was constituted under the chairpersonship of the Director, IIT Delhi, and it had representatives from various IITs and … Continue reading APPSC rejects IITs’ demand to be included in the list of reservation exempted institutions

News articles Highlighting the violation of reservation norm for PhD admission in IIT Bombay

According to information accessed by the Ambedkar Periyar Phule Study Circle (APPSC) from IIT Bombay through an RTI, between 2015 and 2019, out of 26 departments, 11 of them did not admit a single ST student. These departments include Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Climate Studies, Mathematics etc. With regard to SC students three departments admitted … Continue reading News articles Highlighting the violation of reservation norm for PhD admission in IIT Bombay


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