PHC Bans Quota System In Admissions Of Colleges, Universities


PESHAWAR, 9 June: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has declared admissions to employees’ children at the colleges and universities under the quota system as illegal and banned such admissions.

The court said in its verdict on Thursday that the decision will not apply on FATA, backward areas and disabled persons. Isa Khan Advocate told the two-member bench headed by Chief Justice Yahya Afridi that many children getting good marks remain deprived of admissions at colleges and universities, while the employees’ children having low marks get admission due to prevailing quota system which is injustice with talented students.

After hearing arguments in the case, the court ordered ban on quota system in admissions of colleges and universities.