No case of caste discrimination, alienation of SC, ST students reported in IITs in last 5 years: Govt

Updated: Mar 29 2023 6:35PM

New Delhi, Mar 29 (PTI) No case of caste discrimination and alienation of SC and ST students have been reported from Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the last five years, the Ministry of Education said on Wednesday.

The information was shared by Union Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar in response to a written question in Rajya Sabha.

The Minister informed that seven cases of suicides by SC and ST students have been reported in IITs while the same number of students from the two categories in Central Universities died by suicide since 2018.