Lucknow: State universities in Uttar
Pradesh will have a common minimum curriculum for 67 subjects
from the next academic session, an official said on Sunday.
"In an important meeting of secretary higher education
Avneesh Awasthi with the vice-chancellors of universities
yesterday a consensus was reached on having a common minimum
course for 67 subjects," he said here.
It was decided that subjects for which amendments or
suggestions from board of studies have been received common
curriculum would be implemented from the academic session
2011-12, he said.
For the rest of the subjects common curriculum would
be introduced from the academic session 2012-13, he said.
In a meeting held on June 30, 63 subjects for common
curriculum were identified in which modern art, home science
and law were added with the consent of the vice-chancellors.
During the meeting it was decided that a coordination
committee would be constituted to consider suggestions and
amendments proposed by the board of studies, the official
To conduct a joint admission test for Phd it was
decided to constitute a coordination committee headed by
vice-chancellor of Faizabad university, R C Saraswat and its
next meeting would be held on August 12, he said.