University of Calcutta to have third gender option in admission forms from next academic session'

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Nov 23 (ANI): The University of Calcutta will have third gender option in admission forms from next academic session, Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee has said.

A notice from UGC undersigned by its secretary Jaspal S Sandhu read, "As per the judgement of Honourable Supreme Court of India, Transgender will be included as third gender under the various scholarships/fellowship schemes of UGC." (ANI)