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5/1/2016

PM Narendra Modi got a first class in MA from Gujarat university ­ Times of India

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PM Narendra Modi got a first class in MA from
Gujarat university
Ahmedabad Mirror | May 1, 2016, 09.00 AM IST

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s the country awaits disclosure on Prime Minister Narendra
Modi's educational qualifications, Ahmedabad Mirror can reveal
that Modi was an above average student and that he secured a
first class as a post-graduate student of political science. A
request made by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to the Information
Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu seeking details of Modi's education has
led to much speculation on how Modi had fared in college, but records
dug out by this newspaper reveal that he did quite alright, at least till the
time he was a student in Gujarat. Kejriwal, who is nearly every day
engaged in a skirmish with the Modi-led Union government, has also
sought records of Modi's educational performance as a student of Delhi
University.
The Central Information Commission (CIC) on Friday directed Delhi and Gujarat universities to provide information on Modi's
educational qualifications. This followed Kejriwal's criticism of the CIC for obstructing critical information on the issue.
Kejriwal's inquiry is now being considered an application under the Right to Information and Acharyulu has directed the Prime
Minister's Office to provide all information that has been sought. According to the information available with Gujarat University,
Modi was an external student and completed his masters in political science with a score of 62.3 per cent in 1983. His subjects
in the two-year course included European Politics, Indian Political Analysis and Psychology of Politics. The university, however,
has no information about the prime minister's graduation. Modi completed his prescience from MN Science College, Visnagar.
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his close political associate and Chief Minister of Gujarat Anandiben Patel was a second year MSc student of Inorganic Chemistry in the same college.5/1/2016 PM Narendra Modi got a first class in MA from Gujarat university ­ Times of India The college.com/india/PM­Narendra­Modi­got­a­first­class­in­MA­from­Gujarat­university/articleshowprint/52060593. however. Interestingly. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's roll number in pre-science was 71. they shared the same roll number — 71. which is a one-year course equivalent to class XII. Delhi University and Gujarat University have consistently rejected RTI applications seeking information about Modi's degrees. In fact. while Modi was studying for his pre-science. the same as Chief Minister Anandiben Patel who was pursuing http://timesofindia. has no records of how Modi fared beyond the fact that he passed pre-science.cms 2/4 .indiatimes.

69 in Modern India/ Political Analysis and 67 marks in Concept tool/s — Political Psychological and Social.com/india/PM­Narendra­Modi­got­a­first­class­in­MA­from­Gujarat­university/articleshowprint/52060593. Modi scored 237 marks scored 237 out of 400 in first year MA and 262 out of 400 in MA II. his official web site claims he cleared his BA from DU in 1978.5/1/2016 PM Narendra Modi got a first class in MA from Gujarat university ­ Times of India second year MSc in the same college While Mirror has no information about how Modi fared as a student of Delhi University. the university's inability to share details of alumni's personal details with a third party. we shared the MA results with a copy of Modi's mark sheet http://timesofindia.indiatimes. "However. According to Gujarat University Vice-Chancellor M N Patel. His total was 499 out of 800 marks." he said. The Prime Minister's Office has consistently refused to furnish details of PM's educational qualifications demanded under RTIs so far. and second that the information being older than 20 years could not be made available under RTI. The university had earlier refused to share information about Modi's educational qualifications citing two reasons: one. 62 in European and Social Political Thoughts. "The second year marks listed in the records mention that PM scored 64 (out of 100 marks)marks in political science.cms 3/4 .

Interestingly. The prime minister's younger brother Prahalad Modi. Mahendra Bhatt. no one has approached us. "He used to operate a canteen in at a bus depot and simultaneously enrolled at the Shri Swaminarayan Arts College." said Bhatt.indiatimes.com/india/PM­Narendra­Modi­got­a­first­class­in­MA­from­Gujarat­university/articleshowprint/52060593. "However. Chief Minister Anandiben Patel was a student in the same college enrolled in Master of Science course.cms 4/4 . "If and when any authorised institution seeks the information.5/1/2016 PM Narendra Modi got a first class in MA from Gujarat university ­ Times of India with the PMO six months ago. Principal of M N Science College in Visnagar K M Joshi stated that when Modi studied in Pre-Science in 1967. But so far. but GU authority did not allow the correspondent to click a picture of the same. Read this story in Marathi http://timesofindia." Patel said. we are ready to provide the mark sheets. "He ensured he spent specific number of hours for curriculum reading every day. he could not go to college regularly and his education suffered. he also made sure he read other material before going to sleep. "She was a second year MSc student of Inorganic Chemistry. Apart from academics. INTERESTING COINCIDENCE Revealing an interesting coincidence. Anandiben's roll number was also 71in MSc class." he said." stated Joshi. Mirror correspondent saw copy of Modi's MA-II marksheet. said that after completing pre-science from Visnagar college. said that even when Modi was pursuing his MA externally. Modi moved to Ahmedabad. he was disciplined academically." PM's close friend and also an RSS worker. who a national vice-president of All India Fair Price Shop Dealers' Federation. Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendra Sinh Chudasma on Saturday said all requisite records of the prime minister's degrees are available. while Modi's roll number was 71in Pre-Science.