Times B-school in Ahmd dragged to court by student

The college admitted Shivani in 2nd year BBA and started attending classes in June but was informed in December that her admission has been denied.

July 29, 2013 11:47 IST | India Infoline News Service

Ahmedabad -based Times Business School affiliated to Bharathiar University of Coimbatore landed in a soup on forcing a regularly enrolled to get a degree from Lovely professional University in Jalandhar, Punjab. The student has enrolled in the second year and was attending classes in the business school since June. She was informed in December that her admission has been denied and got her enrolled in the distance learning course.

Shivani Mathur took admission in the 2nd year BBA course has now dragged the institute to consumer court, which issued a notice to the institute demanding an explanation for this.

According to the complaint registered with the Ahmedabad District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum (Rural), Shivani took admission in the 2nd year of Times Business School, Ahemdabad after her father's trasfer from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. The institute charged her Rs.96,000 towards different fees and promised her admission in 2nd year of BBA course offered by Bharathiar University.

Her family demanded the money to be paid back. The institute got her enrolled in a distance learning course instead of refunding her amount. Faced with the prospect of loosing an year, she was left with no choice but to continue with this option.

Shivani was opposed to this and went to the law with her case. She earlier shot a legal notice to the management of the college which went unnoticed following which she went to the consumer case demanding refund along with 18% interest.

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