Reservation is the oldest topic of debate in India and recently when the cut-off list of Delhi University came out, it added fuel to the already raging fire.
In this bizarre cut-off list, the minimum score requirement for SC/ST candidates for a PhD in Mathematics is ZERO.
Cut off Released for Ph.D Maths by Delhi University, SC/ST students protest over high cut-offs pic.twitter.com/56UtjfuThx— Limes Of India (@LimesOfIndia) August 2, 2017
Customarily the Twitterati came up with some hilarious opinions.
We are really!
DU Cut-off for PHD , reflecting the future of indian education system.— saket bihari (@litlko) August 4, 2017
We are really tending towards zero pic.twitter.com/XizQhQFls8
so if u are a SC/ST u need nt 2 prepare anything n directly do PhD at Delhi University, zero marks is d cutoff@narendramodi ache din?— Manisha Gupta (@manisha__gupta) August 5, 2017
Do we really want Zero?
So an SC student with 40 marks should get opportunity ahead of a GC student with 90%+ marks? Interesting ???? https://t.co/dVj1kIFUz3— A (@AzzzyArora) August 2, 2017
Those who have scored zero will do PhD and teach you! Seriously? A Zero?https://t.co/aRIIRBjto2— PANKAJ Raj (@Panksgr878) August 4, 2017
Nobody wanted this!
its DU cut off list for phd adms देश बदल रहा है . बेड़ा गर्ग हो रा है! pic.twitter.com/o9GAVUKTuV— Naveen Kumar Tiwari (@NaveenK34797371) August 4, 2017
What kind off equality is this sir du has granted cut off for special drive we are not students ! If we belong to general category https://t.co/CwE8xjh15t— Yashaswi Srivastava (@YashaswiSrivas4) August 3, 2017
DU Maths PhD interview criteria is Zero Marks for SC/ST (Gen- 94/200). Imagine, a person who can't score single marks can be ur Professor ????— Ankur Singh (@iAnkurSingh) August 3, 2017
That is the question .
Sir even phd interview cut off for sc/st is zero 0. And gen is 98. What is the education system in india— prashant sharma (@sharmapacific) August 2, 2017
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