Bhopal: Apathy of administration of over 244 colleges may cost dear to students aspiring to get an admissions in these colleges in this academic session. These colleges have failed to seek approval of their courses from universities concerned. Counselling by higher education department (HED) for admission on more than 6 lakh seats is scheduled to begin next month in 1350 government and private colleges across the state. However, 244 out of 516 government colleges haven’t got approval from their parent universities on related subjects and courses. These colleges fall under seven universities of the state.

According to rules these colleges won’t be eligible to grant admissions unless they get course approval from the universities concerned. HED has made the list of these colleges public. The department has identified fault of related colleges at two levels and has made two difference lists accordingly.  First list has 91 colleges who have taken approval from their nodal colleges but failed to get approval from related university. In another list there are 133 colleges who have provided all the information online but haven’t sent it to university for approval.  HED has now ask the officials to look into the matter and ask the college administration to coordinate with university authorities and resolve the matter in a manner that seats are not blocked and students do not suffer. HED department has asked the colleges to complete all their process by May 30.