Mumbai: Rs 20 lakh has to be paid as compensation to a student by the state government, who failed to get admission in a private medical college, despite having scored a high percentage in the entrance test, as per the latest Bombay High Court directive.
In a writ petition the girl student stated that the college be directed to grant her admission, as she had scored higher marks than those admitted by the college. Ms Ansari, alsodemanded an investigation into the admission process and violation of laws committed by colleges.
The Court claimed that the allegations made by student Firdos Ansari were proven to be correct by a government appointed committee that no effort was made to secure the student admission in a medical College and therefore the government will now have to pay a 20 lakh compensation.
The petitioner also sought requisite compensation for the agony and stress she underwent during the entire exercise and the damage caused to her academic pursuit reports Asian Age.