Matters of Education I

It is trite to say that often, a proposition of law as laid down in a case is as good as the facts of the case.

We say so in view of the fact that matters of education must be left to educationists, of course subject to being governed by the relevant statutes and regulations. It is not the function of this Court to sit as an expert body over the decision of the experts, especially when the experts are all eminent people. This aspect has received judicial imprimatur even earlier and it is not that we are saying something new. We may refer to Zahoor Ahmad Rather, (2019) 2 SCC 404 in this behalf which has dealt with the dual aspects: (a) it is for the employer to consider what functionality of qualification and content of course of studies would lead to the acquisition of an eligible qualification; and (b) such matters must be left to educationists.

Hon’ble Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Anand Yadav v. State of Uttar Pradesh, [Civil Appeal No. 2850 of 2020].

The Educationist