Kochi: The Mahatma Gandhi University has excluded five self-financing colleges from the PG Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) and 13 self-financing colleges from the UG CAP this year as they have failed to earmark an area of five acres of land for the college as stipulated by the UGC vide its regulation dated April 29, 2010.
The PG CAP online option registration process has already started while that of UG CAP will begin on Wednesday. The SF colleges that have been excluded from PG CAP are HM Arts and Science College, Randarkara, Ernakulam; CET College, Airapuram, Ernakulam; College of Applied Science, Kattappana; Sree Narayana College, Kedamangalam and MES College for Advanced Studies, Edathala.
The 13 colleges that have been excluded from UG CAP are Sree Naryana Paramahamsa College, Poonjar; Sree Dharma Sastha College, Neryamangalam; YMCA College, Aluva; MES College for Advanced Studies, Edathala; Father Porukara CMI College of Advanced Studies, Champakulam, Alappuzha; Aman College, Payippad, Kottayam; College of Applied Science, Kanjirappally; College of Applied Science, Puthenvelikkara, Ernakulam; Kesari Arts and Science College, North Paravur; College of Applied Science, Kattappana; HM Arts and Science College, Randarkara, Ernakulam; CET College, Airapuram, Ernakulam and Sree Narayana College, Kedamangalam.
Sources said that over a dozen colleges continue to find a place in the CAP by giving an affidavit that they will take steps to acquire the required land in the said academic year. "SNGIST Arts and Science College, North Paravur, has been securing a place in the admission process since 2016 submitting the same affidavit on ensuring land but never complying with the same. This year also the college has found a place in CAP," said C.K. Joshi from Manakkappadi, North Paravur, who had complained to the university in this regard in 2018. "The university authorities including the Syndicate are turning a blind eye to this violation," he said....