DU 30 new UG PG courses may not start this year

first_imgNew Delhi: Delhi University attributed another delay in enrolling the 30 new courses at both under graduation and post graduation level in around 20 colleges, which was approved during the academic council meeting in January and were also approved to get enrolled in this academic session. However, sources informed that with some more reasons the entire DU admission process will be delayed again and expecting the first cut off on June 22. The official also said that the council has approved to increase around 232 seats in two colleges and also given nod to introduce 10 vocational courses in the some colleges from this session but the university is not gearing up to all these new courses in this academic session. Also Read – Kejriwal ‘denied political clearance’ to attend climate meet in Denmark”The courses are presently taught at other colleges in the university. With this decision, these courses will now be available at more colleges. The council has also given nod to introduce 10 vocational courses in some colleges from the upcoming session,” Hansraj Suman, an AC member, said. The committees approved to introduce the following undergraduate courses in these colleges: BA (H) in Bhimrao Ambedkar College; BA (H) in Economics in Dayal Singh College (evening) and Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College; BA (H) in Philosophy in Hasraj College; BA (H) in Psychology in Laxmibai College and Bhaskaracharya College; BA (H) in History Dyal Singh College; BA (H) in Political Science in Bhimrao Ambedkar College; BA (H) Hindi Journalism and Mass Communication in Jesus and Mary College, and BSc (H) in environmental science in Vivekananda College and Indraprastha College for women, among others. Also Read – Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic itemsMoreover, MA in English at Shri Gurunank Dev College), MA in Hindi at Sri Venkateswara College and Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, and MSc in operational research at Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies and Keshav College, courses have been approved. However, the number of seats in BA (programme) at Hansraj College has been increased from 40 to 200 from the next academic session. Also, the number of seats in BSc program at Aditi Mahavidhlaya has been increased from 55 to 80. The college will also admit 50 more students in B Com (H) from the next academic session,” the minutes mentioned. Professor, Hansraj Suman, Member, Academic Council said, “These course are approved by the varsity, but the colleges would face difficulties in commencing these courses as principals of these colleges informd that though permission have been granted to run these courses but teachers have not been appointed to teach these courses. However, the UGC has also said that the colleges msut manage to run these courses with sactioned post in the respective colleges.” The professor also said that authorites can take loan from Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) to pay the payment for these new teachers.last_img