Only 0.83 pc Anna University students from public schools: Ponmudi

Only 0.83 pc Anna University students from public schools: Ponmudi

Only 0.83 pc Anna University students from public schools: Ponmudi Higher Education Minister K Ponmudi on Thursday informed Parliament that less than a percent of students admitted to Anna University last year came from public schools.

Chennai: To justify the placement of 7.5% of public school students in elective vocational education, Ponmudi, responding to a debate on his department’s funding requirements, said only 0.83% of students admitted to Anna University in 2020-21 from public schools. Indicating that the number of students in engineering, veterinary, fisheries, law and agriculture colleges from public schools was only 6.14%, 3%, 3.7%, 3.3% and 6.79%, respectively, he said the government’s 7.5% allocation for vocational schools was aimed at with which to increase the enrollment of public school students in non-medical subjects such as engineering.

Keeping in mind the need for different members to increase the capacity of seats in public colleges, the minister also informed the House that the capacity of seats in public colleges will increase by 25%. more news.

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