Ramjas College warden and the college Political Science Department in - charge Tanvir Aeijaz said : "It is very unfair that the OBC seats are not getting filling up. Colleges are yet to give a 10 per cent relaxation to students; they have given relaxation of only two to four per cent. Colleges have received funds for OBC expansions. Each institute should ensure that all OBC seats are filled."
A university source said : "Many colleges are not implementing OBC reservations in a proper manner by not granting OBC students the full extent of relief they deserve."
Deputy Dean of Students' Welfare Gurpreet Singh Tuteja said : "How can colleges give relaxation of 10 per cent at one go? They would have hundreds of students flocking to a very limited number of seats. Campus colleges and other sought after colleges offering "hot" courses cannot grant a large relief immediately or they would be swamped. On the other hand, courses like Sanskrit (Honours) and Hindi (Honours) are available at considerably lower cut - offs for OBC students. Colleges will reduce the OBC cut - offs in a phased manner as per the available number of seats."
A glance at the cut - offs reveals that generally speaking, colleges have given some relief in the first list, and increased it somewhat it in the second list. In the third list, relief has increased considerably while in the fourth list, few colleges have granted the maximum permissible relief of 10 per cent with respect to some courses.
According to Dr. Tuteja, some colleges may have a fifth list for some courses. The same would be announced on the college notice board or applications will be invited from students.
Colleges have time until 6th August, 2010 to fill up OBC seats after which the unfilled seats will be converted to "open seats" which must be filled by 16th August, 2010.
OBC Seats lack Occupants in DU Colleges