New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has termed
as "illegal" the refusal by the Shri Ram College of Commerce
(SRCC) to admit a student in sports quota even after he
passed the test and asked the college to accommodate him.
"The action of the college and the University
officials in denying admission to the petitioner in the course
is arbitrary, illegal and in denial of principles of fair
play," Justice Anil Kumar said and imposed a cost of Rs 20,000
on SRCC and the University of Delhi.
Justice Kumar directed the college to accommodate
Rohan Tomar who was refused admission despite having secured
the same points on sports quota with another student who was
The court passed the order on a petition by Tomar who
had pleaded that despite the policy of the college to
accommodate students having same marks, he was denied
The rule regarding the admission in sports quota
provided that it will be made on the basis of level of
competency of candidates who have achieved distinction in
sports during last three years.