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University Education

 

Admission to these universities was by no means easy. The gales of the university were guarded very scrupulously by erudite scholars who held the entrance examination. Only passing through a stiff test could one gain entrance to this revered temple of learning. The members of the admission committee were aptly called Dwara Panditas who were zealous in maintaining the scholarship by preventing the entrance of mediocres. The final test for graduation or completion of study was equally hard. The examination committees used the Salaka pariksa test in which the candidates were required to explain that page of the text book which happened to be the last 'when picked up by a Salaka or a needle