The report on suspension of CBSE UGC NET has been created qualms in students community, Delay in release of notification has given rise to anxiety. Thousands of aspirants, who are waiting for CBSE UGC NET notification, are tiresome and mentally exhausted. CBSE should understand the jittery situation and announce tentative timeline for notification and announcement of January 2017 session results too, said SIO President, Nahas Mala.
Higher education policy in India is fraught with several dichotomies. The incongruities in the policies of previous & present Government were always there, they came out on the surface after May 2014. In fact, the dichotomies in areas like research, teaching, scholarship, etc., have remained unresolved. Earlier, The University Grants Commission tried to end Non NET Fellowship, which assists students to engage in research & knowledge creation, it was an onslaught on financial assistance to pursue education.
Shortage of faculty has been a big hurdle in ensuring quality education, the availability of adequate and qualified faculty is pre requisite for quality education. Thousands of teaching positions are vacant in Universities, in a recently concluded parliamentary session HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar had said that majority of vacancies in Universities would be filled up this year. In such a circumstance, delaying or suspending exams may lead to annoyance among student community, he added.