He demanded that the Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) issue guidelines to instruct colleges to collect only 50% of the total tuition fee for the academic year 2020-21.
“Parents are not in a position to clear the entire fees in three to four months. Further, when a student had not used any facilities on campus and is attending physical classes for only three months, why should he pay the full fees, ”, P Srihari, General Secretary, Hyderabad, The ABVP questioned that around 100 of them participated in the protest and 40 were picked up by the police.
He said that colleges have no right to demand full fees as they are hardly paying 10% to their employees for running classes and saving on other bills.
Members of ABVP also alleged that many colleges are collecting full hostel fees even when students have spent a major part of the academic year in their homes. He demanded that the Inter Board initiate action against junior colleges and file a criminal case against them. He also said that the board should inspect the colleges and stop the walkers without the necessary permission.
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