University fined for refusing to fulfill conditions
Lovely Professional University penalised for not fulfilling conditions as stated.
A university has been fined and also instructed to refund the amount paid as provisional fees by a student. District consumer forum has penalised a university from Phagwara in Punjab.
Lovely Professional University of Phagwara, Punjab, has been issued orders to refund the provisional amount paid by a student. The university said that it does not guarantee any placement facility to the student after the completion of course. As per Durgesh Joshi s/o Prakash Joshi, Lovely Professional University had stated a placement facility for their course structure. Based on the details of the university, any student doing a professional course from their university is provided placement as well.
Durgesh submitted an online fees on 14th July 2016 for the course which was 10 thousand 650 rupees. After the provisional amount was submitted, representatives of the University came to Udaipur. They took an entrance test in a building on Durga Nursery road. Durgesh passed this test and enquired about placement. The representatives denied guaranteeing any placement.
After the denial from the University representatives, Durgesh decided not to pursue his B.Tech course from this university and asked for his amount to be refunded. University reps refused to refund the provisional deposit.
The matter was taken to Consumer forum. President of the Forum Randhir Singh Naruka and Member Anubha Sharma issued orders for LovelyProfessional University to refund the entire amount for not fulfilling the conditions as mentioned. They also ordered the university to pay a penalty of 5000 rupees for the same.
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