After last year’s disputes over Delhi University Student Union (DUSU) president Ankiv Baisoya’s ‘fake marksheet’, this year after the admission process is completed, forensic check of all post graduate marksheets will be conduct, decided by DU. The university is keen to focus on marksheets of the aspirants conceded to the law faculty and the department Buddhist studies, as maximum number of students come from these streams to compete in the DUSU elections. A senior official of DU, on the condition of obscurity, told TOI that DU will “make sure that all PG marksheets and documents are analyzed and checked after the admission process is over. Expert team employ to look through the documents from multiple universities and coordinate with them to determine
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
The Delhi University has released a rather joyful news for all its aspirants who did not study from CBSE affiliated schools. The university standing committee has decided not to deduct 1 per cent to 2.5 per cent marks from the aggregate score of applicants, who have studied same subjects but with the different nomenclature from other 32 state boards across the country. This was done to maintain the equality among all the board in the country. With this new system, hundreds of students from various state boards will get benefited. Various subjects of other boards are same as CBSE but due to the different nomenclature, they were counted as vocational subject and students had to face a deduction in marks assessment during DU admissions without their fault. Hence, this new system will erad...
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
The Delhi High Court granted an interim relief to a Delhi University student, who was short of attendance, by allowing her to appear in the annual examinations. Justice C Hari Shankar said this latitude was granted to the petitioner woman only because she was a student and "if she is not permitted to appear in the examination, possibly irreparable loss would ensue". The petitioner was a sixth semester student of BA (Hons) English course in Delhi University's Vivekanand College and her exams were scheduled to commence on May 11. Her counsel said she was into drama society and had participated in over 40 programmes in the 6th semester and the approval was granted by the college authorities. "In order to balance the equities of the present, the petitioner is permitted to appear in the 6t
DU's air quality is in red category which means severe conditions and it is harmful for people even breathing in it. Shubham Jain, a second year law student wrote to Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) regarding dust being everywhere. He wrote to them for getting roads outside ramjas college to be improved Delhi High Court has also told DPCC to immediately repair any cut or holes in roads for work as these are a major reason for air pollution caused but still a student was forced to write about it. He wrote in the letter that roads in front of Ramjas College were cut down for laying Delhi Jal Board Pipelines and roads are not repaired from then and it's been months. Delhi govt. last year also announced that if a road digging company fails to repair it in 15 days , fine will be