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
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...
On International Workers Day, The Sanitation Workers at Delhi University organized a protest outside the Arts Faculty in North Campus after their contract was abruptly cancelled by the administration. The move, effective from Wednesday, will leave hundreds of workers unemployed. Most of the karamcharis have been working in the university for 10-15 years and said they were informed a week ago through various sources about their possible termination while others were not even given any official information. The DU has terminated the contract with Sulabh International and engaged a private company, Nex Gen Manpower Services Pvt Ltd. This company has refused to employ the existing workers. It will reportedly employ a set of “well-trained workers”. On Wednes
When the OBC reservation was implemented in 2007, Delhi University was promised additional teaching posts to match the number of students, but not all the notified posts were released, the Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) said in a letter to Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar, on Wednesday. Reservation for Economically Weaker Sections commences from this academic year. “At Delhi University, the OBC expansion in terms of increase in student intake was completed by 2010. While the university and colleges received the first tranche [of teaching posts], we have been endlessly awaiting the delivery of the second tranche...” the letter stated. The release of the posts in two instalments had been notified by the MHRD and the UGC. In this re
Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu were the biggest exclusions as India named the 15-member squad for ICC World Cup 2019. The team, which will be led by Virat Kohli, included Dinesh Karthik as the second wicket-keeper besides MS Dhoni. Vijay Shankar was included in the squad as an all-rounder along with Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja and Kedar Jadhav. In the bowling department, the individuals who were included in the team were Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Shami. The squad : Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MSD (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami
Delhi University’s Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) will be involved in designing the curriculum of some courses of University of Jammu and assessing whether the conflict situation in the region is impacting students psychologically. Principal, SRCC, Simrit Kaur said that the college has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the varsity and the college’s faculty members will be visiting Jammu to interact with the students and analyse their skills.“This month, our team will be visiting Jammu University and will be involved in assessing the students of a women’s college of the university not just on their curriculum but whether they can handle competitive exams outside,” she said. Kaur said since Jammu is a conflict-driven place, their assessment will also be based on how