Unine Trust Vs. Mahatma Gandhi University [Kerala High Court, 12-04-2017]

M.G. University Act, 1985 – S. 23 (xxxiii) – Distant Education Programmes – Off Campus Centres – Territorial Limits – Since the power of the Syndicate is only to make ‘recommendation’ as to the ‘need of the area’, where the Institution is proposed to be set up and the power to […]

Writ Petition; Self Financing Arts and Science College Management Welfare Association Vs. Mahatma Gandhi University [Kerala High Court, 01-08-2016]

Constitution of India – Article 226 – the petitioner Association has no locus standi to maintain a writ petition challenging schedule for the Centralised Allotment Process for Undergraduate Courses-2016 and seeking consequential direction allowing the members of the petitioner Association to make admission to the seats, over and above the seats […]

Service Law; Beena D. Vs. Radha Lekshmi Vilasam (RLV) College of Music and Fine Arts, Tripunithura [Kerala High Court, 07-07-2016]

Rule 39 of Part II KS & SSR – The delay on the part of the Government as well as the PSC has quite adversely affected the rights of the petitioner to be considered against the regular posts of Lecturer in ‘Bharathanatyam’ despite her acquisition of the qualifications and availability […]

University Law; St. Dominic’s College, Kanjirappally Vs. Joseph Chacko [Kerala High COurt, 08-09-2015]

Mahatma Gandhi University Act, 1985 – Ss. 63 & 67 – Order Imposing Censure – Disciplinary powers of Educational Agency over teachers of private colleges – University Appellate Tribunal – Punishment of Censure not mentioned in Section 63(6) – Since censure is the punishment imposed, the 1 st respondent could not have availed the appellate remedy before the Tribunal.

Selection of Head of the Department by seniority

The legal question considered by the Kerala High Court in Dr. Jyothi Mariam John Vs. Union Christian College was whether the senior-most person in the Department is entitled to be appointed as Head of the Department as a matter of right and even if appointed whether the Management has a right […]

University Law; Abhilash C.V. Vs. Mahatma Gandhi University [Kerala High Court, 25-05-2016]

University – B.Ed.degree course – Petitioner who possess B.Sc degree in Botany and M.Sc in Botany awarded by the Mahatma Gandhi University applied for admission to the B.Ed.degree course – His application has been rejected as he did not secure the minimum of 35 marks required for a pass in the practical examination.

Special Provisions in Respect of Unaided Colleges

The Kerala High Court on July 12, 2011 in Kerala Arts & Science Unaided College Vs. Mahatma Gandhi University, 2011 (3) KLT 373, ILR 2011 (3) Ker. 718, 2011 (3) KHC 241 declared that the Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) Rules and Regulations, 2010 and the Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) for Under Graduate […]