The university has segregated the sale counters on the basis of caste, a move antithetical to principles of social justice and inclusion.
On Thursday, at the faculty of arts, the busiest centre for sale of forms, paper slips in bold letters above the sale windows indicated the category of students the counters were meant for.
While two of the windows were marked general/OBC (other backward classes) forms, the remaining two had SC/ST/PWD (persons with disabilities) written on them.
Students, understandably, are not happy.
“I came here with a group of friends. While they are standing in the line for the general category, I have to stand in a different line,” said a student, who did not want to be named.
The university said they realised the mistake and assimilated the centres on Wednesday, the first day forms went on sale.
“It was decided in a meeting of the centre heads that no such distinction was to be made. We have informed everyone about the decision,” JM Khurana, dean, students’ welfare, said.
“It seems the change was not made at the faculty of arts. We will ensure that the notes are removed.”