IMPHAL, July 10: Barely one week after Manipur University notified sale of prospectus and application forms for admission in the various subjects and training available in the state, the university has run out of prospectus and application forms.
Sale of prospectus and application forms had started since July 2.
It may be mentioned that the Manipur University is one of the largest universities in the country in terms of subjects offered-27 departments under six different school of studies.
Within such short period of time of just nine days, the university has sold out a total of around 2000 copies, a source informed. This could an indication that the number of students opting for higher studies and academic excellence has increased.
It is also learnt that the number of prospectus and application forms sold out has surpassed the past years with more than 2000 copies already sold off.
Students looking forward to studying at the university can also download the application from the university website and as such anyone doesn’t need to visit the university campus to get the forms.
The increasing demand for application forms could only signify an education reform which could be visible in today’s society.
University Registrar, Prof N Lokendro while acknowledging the running out of forms said, “Around 2000 application forms and prospectus were printed however due to an overwhelming demand for admission in the university this year, the forms have run out”.
Assuring all that the forms will be made available again in the next one or two days, he added, “Any aspiring student could avail the forms from the university website without even coming to the university campus”.
“Not just admissions forms, but all kinds of information about the university are available at the university website”, he informed this reporter.
Meanwhile, some students have also expressed their grievances over certain dealings of the university including the non-availability of forms in the university.
An aspiring student of the University, James from Tamenglong was dejected when he was told that forms are not presently available at the university.
Another aspiring student, Alphy from Langol feels the university authorities have the responsibility to build up the image of the lone central university in the state and should not allow any discrepancies in their work to affect the running of the university.