Limitation on the number of students allowed to enter university based on examination performance, ethnicity or gender.
Origin: From numerus clausus
Numerus clausus is one of many methods used to limit the number of students who may study at a university. In many cases, the goal of the numerus clausus is simply to limit the number of students to the maximum feasible in some particularly sought-after areas of studies. However, in some cases, numerus clausus policies were in effect religious or racial quotas, both in form and motivation.
The numerical value of numerus clausus in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of numerus clausus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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