HC Rejects 64 Expelled IIT-Roorkee Students' Plea


Nainital, July 23, 2015: Uttarakhand High Court today rejected the petition of 64 students challenging the decision of IIT-Roorkee to expel them for scoring less than five Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) in semester examinations.


Rejecting the petition, Justice Alok Singh, however, directed IIT-Roorkee to reconsider its decision over two students who were expelled even though they scored more than five CGPA.

HC rejects 64 expelled IIT-Roorkee students' plea

Out of 72 expelled students, 64 moved the high court challenging the decision of the institute, Vipul Sharma, advocate for the IIT-Roorkee said.

As per the HC direction, the institute would reconsider its decision on the students who have scored more than five CGPA in semester examinations.


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