"Teaching experience can only be a real fact and not a fiction or an inference. It has to be actual and cannot be construed or inferred," the court said.
State general education minister V. Sivankutty said that the government will consider making it part of the education curriculum.
The move comes amid the Kerala government's ongoing tussle with governor Arif Mohammad Khan over the functioning of universities, including appointment of vice-chancellors, in the state.
Deepa P. Mohanan alleges that, for the past ten years, the director of her institute in Kottayam has been stalling her education because of her Dalit identity.
Protesting for up to 20 hours a day, a few protestors outside Jamia are persevering on despite the cold to make their voices heard.