Tag: Uttar Pradesh

Era of unemployment: Ph.D students applying for IV grade posts

Era of unemployment

This is really shocking news. Unemployment is on its peak. More than 17 lakhs people holding very good degrees have respondent for the advertisement of IV grade (peon) posts in Uttar Pradesh.

It is throwing a sharp light on the level of unemployment as compared to literacy level in the state. From this, most socking is 201 candidates who have applied for the IV grade posts are holding Doctorate degree and approx 20000 candidates having master’s degree in various disciplines. And rest of the candidates have completed high school qualification. As per the number of total applications, there are at least 6318 candidates in battle for each vacancy.

For this IV grade posts, government had set the eligibility criteria as class 5th pass and ability to ride a bicycle (with the exemption for female and physically handicapped) to apply for the posts.

After analyzation of application data, total 53000 applicants were class 5th pass, approx 7.50 lakh candidates had the highest education qualification of class 12th. Around 11.21 lakh candidate have completed 10th class and around 8 lakh candidate had cleared 8th class and last bt not least, around 200 applications received from candidates who are holding PHd degrees and around 20000 candidates holding masters degree.

This has happened for the first time that very large number of applicant received for a small number of grade IV vacancies in the secretariat. Last time in 2006 when around 1 lakh candidate have applied for 260 posts of class IV category

UGC on July 1 discharged a list of 21 fake colleges, eight of them situated in Uttar Pradesh

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University Grants Commission (UGC) released a list of 21 fake colleges across the nation, eight of them in Uttar Pradesh. Majority of the colleges listed have been found to be long runners but none of them have been closed yet which according to UGC, is because “it does not have the power to close any college”. “Our job is to inform children and parents in the admission session,” one official said corresponding to the release.

UGC added that these colleges come under section 22(1) of the UGC Act under which a college ought to be set up by a focal, state act or have regarded status under segment 3 of the Act. Section 23 of the UGC Act forbids utilization of word “university” by any foundation other than those set up under procurements of segment 22.

In the given list, seven colleges are in Delhi namely, Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Commercial University Ltd., United Nations University, Vocational University, ADR-Centric Juridical University, Indian Institution of Science and Engineering.

The states of Bihar, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal were found to have one fake college each. Maithili University (Darbhanga), Raja Arabic University (Nagpur) and Keserwani Vidyapith, Jabalpur are the fake colleges identified in the states of Bihar, Maharashtra and MP respectively.

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