Kolkata: Presidency University students union members on Saturday night finally withdrew 55 hours gherao after university authority agreed their demands. University authority already published merit list and now they also approved their second demand to check the counseling fees.
A group of Presidency University students gheraoed administrative officials since Thursday demanding the authorities publish the admission test merit list for undergraduate courses.The students want the counseling to be held after the list is published “to ensure transparency in admissions”.
At present, the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board that conducts the admission test provides students with rank cards. Last year, the university had published the list before counseling started, the agitating students said.
Registrar Debojyoti Konar, the three Deans – Dean of Students, Dean of Science, Dean of Arts – Controller of Examinations now leave their offices for over two days as the sit-in which began from 3 pm on July 12, a Presidency University official said.