KARACHI (PPI) - A large number of students staged a protest demonstration against Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (STEVTA) policies, under the banner of Islami Jamiat Talba (IJT) outside the Karachi Press Club on Saturday. The protestors were carrying placards and banner and chanting slogans against STEVTA that its anti-education policies, terming them not acceptable. Addressing the demonstration the speakers said self finance scheme in educational institutes would further strengthen class-based system because incompetent student get admission by purchasing the seat while an intelligent student could not get admission due to lack of money. They demanded to end the self finance scheme a soon as possible and promote merit culture. They further said STEVTA has fixed the age limit of 25 to 35 for taking admission in evening classes in its new admission policy and cut the number of seats in morning. They termed these measures conspiracy to deprive competent student from getting admission in technical education institutions. They said the students have to buy separate prospectus for morning and evening shifts and they are facing difficulties to get information about admission forms due to non provision of adequate information by STEVTA. They also demanded of government to increase 50 percent in merit seats in technical institutions and to end age limit restriction in evening shifts.