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
Members of Delhi University's Academic and Executive Councils Friday wrote to the varsity's vice-chancellor, saying the decision of St Stephen's college to include a member of Supreme Council in the interview panel for students "will compromise with the academic integrity in the admission process". The letter addressed to Professor Yogesh Tyagi was written by Executive Council members J L Gupta and Rajesh Jha, Academic Council members Seema Das, Richa Raj, Sudhanshu and Pradip Kumar, and Finance Committee member Rajpal Singh Pawar. "We request you to preserve and protect the academic integrity in the admission process and dignity of the teachers of St Stephen's college, which is under serious threat...
The University of Delhi (DU) is planning to rope-in the National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct the entrance exams for admission to various courses to the varsity. The proposal has been approved by the admissions committee and has already reached the NTA. The director general, NTA, Vineet Joshi informed - “we have already received the proposal and have given a nod now they (DU) have to decide the rules of conducting the exam and we will reach a conclusion thereafter , Rajeev Gupta said, “There is a proposal to ask NTA to conduct the DU entrance exams. The exam will only be for the courses for which entrance is already a mandate and no new courses are being brought under the ambit. The pattern and syllabus for the exam are also to remain the same.” While admissions to most o
This year a lot of speculations have surrounded the admission process for one of the most sought after universities which is DU. It is likely that the Delhi University will be conducting an entrance test for the admission to the undergraduate, postgraduate, M.Phil and Ph.D. programmes offered by the different colleges affiliated to the university. Affirming the same, sources from the National Testing Agency (NTA) has revealed that they have asked the university to give them the terms and conditions to be followed for the test and other necessary details. The National Testing Agency has under it the conducting authority of the country’s top and most prominent entrance examinations which include NEET and JEE Main. Recently, the agency also took over the conducting authority for Jawaharla
From May 1, International Workers’ Day, safai karamcharis (sanitation workers) of the Delhi University have been protesting against the sudden termination of their contracts by the university administration. This move has left hundreds of workers unemployed. The workers, who were earlier employed on contractual basis by an NGO called Sulabh International, are agitated not just by their sudden dismissal, but also because of the lack of basic employment benefits such as provident fund or Employees State Insurance. This has prompted them to file a case in labour court against Sulabh International, following which many of them were dismissed from their jobs without any prior notice.
Anushka Dasgupta of St Joseph’s Convent High School-Bankipore, who scored 99% in ISC (Class XII) exam to secure first rank in the state, wants to pursue higher education from Delhi University (DU) and become an IAS officer. “I want to address issues like environment degradation and gender disparity prevalent in society. I think I can resolve these issues only after joining the civil services,” Anushka told this newspaper. Anushka, who scored perfect 100 in economics and political science, 99 in history and 97 in English and Hindi, said, “I am very happy with my result. Now, I’m hoping to get a good college in DU.” Anushka’s father Nilotpal Dasgupta is a development officer at LIC and her mother Paromita Dasgupta a homemaker. Anushka had scored 97% in Class X from the same school. She adde