Researched by Ajith Kidambi Presented & edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav University sports quotas provide budding athletes with the opportunity to receive a decent education and a platform to pursue a potential career in sport. However, its intricacies and more importantly, issues, remain a mystery. This is possibly due to the absence of a uniform system coupled with the lack of transparency. There’s a lot that can be changed to ensure that the deserving get their chance. For that to happen though, we need to take this issue seriously and dive deep into the reasoning behind sports quotas in the first place. Can these regulations be streamlined to ensure that exploitation is minimized? Can the system be made more accountable and transparent? Before delving into these questions, let’s try and find out the variety of problems that plague the current framework.