There seems to be a further delay in the commencement of the University of Delhi undergraduate admission process. The application forms will now be available only in the middle of next week, according to the Dean of Students Welfare. The application forms were expected to be available from May 20. However, Professor Rajeev Gupta on Saturday said they won’t release the forms before Thursday due to the results of the Lok Sabha elections, which will be announced on May 23. The application process was to start at the beginning of May but kept getting postponed as the “preparations for the admission process has not been completed yet”.Gupta said the admission for undergraduate and postgraduate courses will begin separately. The forms for PG courses are likely to be out by May
Delhi University has requested National Testing Agency to conduct tests for its entrance-based undergraduate, masters, MPhil and PhD programmes for the 2019-20 academic season. According to an NTA source, the agency has already asked DU to send its terms and conditions for the tests and other details. After Jawaharlal Nehru University, DU will be the second central university to go for NTA’s computer-based admission tests.In the DU standing committee meeting on May 2, it was recommended that a “premier, specialist, autonomous and self sustained testing organisation like NTA, which has been established to conduct entrance exams for admissions/fellowship in higher educational institutions, should be approached to conduct the entrance test for admissions 2019-20”. DU conducts
In order to promote education among the third gender, the Delhi University for the first time has decided to start a “Third Gender Resource centre for career counselling” for the upcoming academic session 2018-19. The brain behind this innovative idea is Professor Rajesh, Department of Adult, Continuing Education, and Extension. He was also one of the active members of the Union Ministry of Social Justice’s committee and worked on many issues related to transgender education. The third gender category was introduced in the varsity in 2015. But, according to sources, not a single student has taken admission since. “A large number register themselves for regular colleges but no one takes admission there. Transgender students enrol themselves in the School of Open Learning (SoL) w
The process of revision of undergraduate courses began on March 11 by inviting all deans and heads for a detailed consultative meeting. The Delhi University Wednesday said it has undertaken the process of revising its undergraduate programmes, a move that the varsity's teachers' association said would mean "greater interference form government". The varsity said the process has been undertaken in the light of UGC's Learning Outcome-based Framework (UGC-LOCF). "The revised curriculum will be expressed in terms of outcomes related to knowledge, understanding, skill, attitudes and values. It aims to foster quality higher education in academic research, contributing to society," the varsity said. The revised courses are scheduled to be implemented from the 2019-20 academic session....