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    Gauhati HC Directs IIT-Guwahati To Refund Alumni Fee

    Eight IIT-G students had filed a plea in August 2019 stating that the imposition of the fee, under the head ‘Alumni Fee’, violates the Indian Constitution

    The Gauhati High Court has directed the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) to refund alumni fund fees of Rs 1,500 taken at the time of admission collected from a set of students who had contested the matter.

    Eight IIT-G students had filed a plea in August 2019 stating that the imposition of the fee, under the head ‘Alumni Fee’, violates the Indian Constitution, and questioned the institute’s authority to charge the levy on a mandatory basis, The Print reported.

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