07 February 2017

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List of Caste Based Bias in University BHU and Gujarat Tops

List of Caste Based Bias in University BHU and Gujarat Tops

The UGC’s figures on caste-based discrimination were reported in response to a question in Lok Sabha on Monday.
In 2015-16, there were 102 complaints of discrimination against Dalits and 40 against tribals in 18 central universities.

Both UP and Gujarat have the maximum number of universities that have reported caste based complaints.

According to the University Grants Commission (UGC) Banaras Hindu University (BHU) tops the list of Central universities that witnessed caste-based discrimination against Dalits in 2015-16. The university registered 19 such cases, followed by Gujarat University with 18 complaints, according to the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Below is the list of total number of caste based complaints against Scheduled Caste
Total = 102

University name – Number of Complaints

1-Benares Hindu University- 19

2-Gujarat University – 18

3-Saurashtra University – 9

4-Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University – 8

5-Karnataka Veterinary Animal and Fisheries Science University – 8

6-Indira Gandhi National Open University – 7

7-Maharishi Dayanand University (Haryana) – 6

8-Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj, Medical University – 5

9-Jawaharlal Nehru University – 3

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