Pune : After the varsity tightened the screws on 71 colleges banning them from starting first year admissions in their colleges for not having approved teachers, principals and proper infrastructure, five colleges have blinked and showed willingness to comply with norms.
The University of Pune’s Board of Colleges and University Development (BCUD) has given conditional permissions to five colleges after they had replied to the show cause notices and showed willingness that they will recruit adequate approved staff at their colleges in next six months and have even started the process.
As per the varsity, the colleges are Shri Sant Tukaram Shikshan Prasarak Mandal Adhyapak College, Wadgaon in Maval taluka, Dhareshwar College of Education, Dhayari, Loknete Sharadchandraji Pawar College of Education, Bhigwan near Pune district, Sahyadri College of Education, Someshwarnagar in Baramati districts and Shri Chatrapati Arts and Science College Bhavani nagar.
While speaking to dna, the director of BCUD, Dr V B Gaikwad said that after they had issued show cause notices to all 71 colleges and warned them not to start first year admissions before appointing approved and qualified teaching staff.
“As all these colleges are given time to comply with the norms by July 11, we have received replies from five colleges who have showed willingness to start recruitment and mentioned in their replies that soon they will have all the seats filled with qualified staff,” he said.
Though, these colleges have showed willingness, the varsity has given conditional permission to these colleges to start the admissions for this academic year and varsity will monitor all the recruitment process in coming days.