The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to give preference to the Yoga diploma holders during the admission to graduate programmes in Physiotherapy.
As per UGC, candidates who have at least one-year diploma in Yoga will be given preference during the admission process, if the candidates meet the eligibility criteria as well. The eligibility criteria will be same for all the candidates i.e. Yoga Diploma Holders & Non - Yoga Diploma Holders for the bachelor's and master's courses in physiotherapy.
The decision was taken following the advice from an expert committee and the recommendations have been approved by the HRD Ministry.
The commission has also asked the varsities to take note of all recommendations during the admission proce ss and bring it to the notice of their affiliated colleges.