Published On: Sat, May 28th, 2016

Blood donation to give bonus marks for PG admissions in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Blood donation to give one per cent bonus marks while applying for postgraduate courses admission in any government college in Rajasthan.

"Students have to produce a certificate of donating blood in order to get the bonus per cent. This move has been taken to encourage students towards social service," said Rajasthan Higher Education Minister Kalicharan Saraf.

“Students have to produce a certificate of donating blood in order to get the bonus per cent,” said Rajasthan Higher Education Minister Kalicharan Saraf.

The Rajasthan state education department has released a new admission policy, according to which candidates who want to apply for postgraduate courses in the state-based colleges for the commencing academic session 2016 to 2016, will obtain bonus marks if they have participated in donating blood, book bank and literacy campaigns.

How this works? Students who produce a proof of donating blood thrice in three years in a row will now get one per cent bonus marks at the time of admission.

“Students have to produce a certificate of donating blood from state government-affiliated blood donation centres in order to get the bonus per cent. This move has been taken to encourage students towards social service,” said Rajasthan Higher Education Minister Kalicharan Saraf.

The new policy further says that students who have taught at least three illiterates in three consecutive years will get a bonus of 0.5 per cent.

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