In an attempt to provide visually impaired aspirants hassle-free access to important locations and offices on the campus, Delhi University's Kirori Mal College (KMC) has installed more than 80 acrylic sheets with QR codes. These codes can be easily read by using open source applications on smart phones by aspirants. "Every year, many aspirants from persons with disability (PwD) category join the university with visual impairment being one of the most common disabilities. Under the Mapped by Digital Vision programme, the college is taking a sensitive path towards providing visually impaired aspirants equal access to the facilities on the campus," says Seema Parihar, associate professor of Geography and nodal teacher, KMC. The acrylic sheets have been put up in important lo...
Approximately 1049 seats will be offered by the Delhi University under the Extra Curricular Activities ((ECA) quota and the schedule for the trials has also been announced to commence from June 25 and continue till July 5.First and foremost, the university has asked the colleges to specifically mention the needed requirements for particular performers, asking for a detailed list of number of seats in every category. Daulat Ram College (women) and Deshbandhu College are reportedly looking for a santoor player while Mata Sundri College for women and Raajdhani college are offering one seat for Mridangam player. Sabina Sethi, associate professor and undergraduate convenor of Lady Irwin College said that the categorization will somehow help in bringing diversity in the campuses as well
The Delhi University will release its first cutoff list for undergraduate courses on Friday, June 28. The second cut-off list will be released on Thursday, July 4. The third cutoff will be announced on July 9 (Tuesday), fourth on July 15 (Monday) and fifth on July 20 (Saturday). The overall DU cut-offs are likely to fo up this year, suggest reports. The varsity had earlier extended its registration date to June 22 after Delhi High Court's order it to follow the last year's eligibility criteria for granting admission. Over 3.67 lakh candidates have registered online, of which 2.58 lakh have paid registration fees. This year, DU has effected a 10 per cent increase in seats for the EWS category under postgraduate and undergraduate courses, taking the overall seats for UG to 62,000.
Kabir Singh, director Sandeep Vanga Reddy’s Hindi remake of his Telugu hit Arjun Reddy in Hindi is romance on steroids. After Aashiqui 2, Kabir Singh happens to be that rare story of star-crossed lovers which leaves you moved despite the predictable story and outcome. Kabir, a medical student meets Preeti a fresher to the college and its love at first sight for Kabir. He is besotted with the dainty Preeti, smitten enough to plant a kiss on her cheeks early on without even seeking her permission. Very quickly he declares her as “his girl” to the entire college and takes control of her entire life, transforming into mentor and protector. Kabir undoubtedly is a problematic character reprised and modelled along the film heroes of yore, the kind who would persist and refused to take no
Delhi University (DU) will soon set up a research centre for public policy and governance. The proposal was passed by the standing committee of the University’s academic council (AC) during a meeting held on June 21. According to the minutes of the meeting, the centre will be known as ‘Delhi School of Public Policy and Governance’ or DSP&G. “The School is the University’s endeavour to contribute to the quality of policymaking and governance in an increasingly complex and challenging world. It will provide a platform wherein wider community of academics and practitioners will come together to initiate, develop and share ideas to address various emerging domestic and international public policy challenges,” the minute stated. Besides catering the research scholars, the scho
To everyone's surprise, humanities courses have attracted the maximum applications by the aspiring students this year in Delhi University. The registration process, which ended on 22nd June recorded a total of 3,67,895 registrations out of which 2,58,388 actually went ahead with the payment. The top courses with highest applicants BA English Hons was the most sought course amongst the applicants, with a total of 1,42,979 students applying for it. This was followed by BA Pol Science Hons, for which 1,30,240 students applied and then BA Programme which had a total of 1,25,519 applicants. BA Economics Hons was the fourth most popular course with a total of 1,24,538 applications, followed by BA History Hons, drawing up for a total of 1,20,590 applications. Other