15 June 2019
Kerala HC declares that freedom of student to choose the college of his/her choice is an Aspect of Fundamental Right to Privacy
The division bench comprising the Chief Justice Hrishikesh Roy and Justice AK Jayasankaran Nambiar dismissed the appeal filed by Cochin Institute Of Science And Technology (CISAT) against a single bench order which had held that students cannot be compelled to continue in a college which, according to their perception, would be detrimental to their studies and their career. The application made by the students seeking inter-collegiate transfer from CISAT to another self-financing college, under the same university, was rejected by the college principal. The transfer was sought on the ground that amenities and infrastructure in the college were inadequate.