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Blindness No Bar For 5 UGC NET Qualifiers Of Himachal Pradesh University

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UGC NET Result 2018: Five visually impaired students of the Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) have cracked the National Eligibility Test (NET), an exam to determine eligibility for assistant professors and junior research fellowships, a varsity official said today. One of them to clear the test is budding singer Muskan Thakur, who was declared as a “youth icon” of the election commission for the last year’s state assembly election.

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This is for the first time that five visually impaired students of the university have cleared the UGC-NET 2018, the results of which were declared yesterday, said professor Ajai Srivastava, the HPU nodal officer for disability affairs.

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Apart from Muskan (music), the others who qualified are Anuj Kumar (economics); Vinod Sharma and Jasbir Singh Lubana (political science); and Ajai Kumar (history); along with another differently abled student, Priyanka Thakur (law), he said.

The professor said over 50 differently-abled, including 12 visually impaired students, were studying in the university. 

All such students are getting free education since 2015, following court orders on a public interest litigation (PIL), he added.

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