Send Flying Squads to colleges and check the fees being collected from students in Tamil Nadu: ‘Save Higher Education Movement’ appeals to State Govt

Prof.Dr.R.Murali of Save Higher Education Movement-TN.

MADURAI: An appeal has been made to the Tamil Nadu government to form flying squads for monitoring the excess fee being collected from students and their parents by colleges in the State in this admission time 2023-24.

In an important press statement issued from Madurai on 1st June 2023, the ‘Save Higher Education Movement-TN’ State coordinator Prof.Dr.R.Murali has said that violations are taking place in colleges in Tamil Nadu as there is information that excess fees is being collected from the students for course fees etc.

“To ensure proper admission procedures and following of Government / UGC rules, we request our Chief Minister M.K.Stalin to regulate the fee structure of courses offered by aided colleges. We must ensure that all colleges display the fees prescribed by Government in their notice boards in prominent places of college campuses. The list of selected candidates must be displayed in a common place of college campus, and it should be uploaded in college website. The fees structure of all courses in government aided colleges should be publicized in media, toll-free numbers must be given for complaints against colleges that are demanding excess and exorbitant fees from parents. The colleges must be urged to issue receipts for fees collected from students at the time of admission. Every college must issue a printed prospectus with fees details of each course,” Prof.Dr.R.Murali, State Coordinator of Save Higher Education Movement-Tamil Nadu, has stressed in the press release from Madurai on June 1st 2023.

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