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SC refuses to intervene in UGC-DU row over FYUP

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 16:09

The Supreme Court today refused to intervene in the UGC-Delhi University row over the four-year undergraduate programme(FYUP) and directed a DU professor who challenged the Commission`s direction for scrapping the course to approach Delhi High Court.

Graduation course should be three years: Rashid Alvi

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:43

Rashid Alvi, a senior Congress leader told ANI today that the undergraduate programme in Delhi University should be for three years only.

Three year course better for DU students: BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:19

BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said on Tuesday that the ongoing FYUP tussle between the Delhi University (DU) and the UGC seems to be because of lack of applications and absence of stakeholders` involvement.

Delhi University council full of fools: Atul Anjan

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:15

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan on Tuesday said that the Delhi University council is full of fools.

Don`t have the liberty to speak on FYUP tussle, says Smriti Irani

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:56

Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday refused to comment on the ongoing Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) tussle between Delhi University (DU) and University Grants Commission (UGC).

FYUP row: DU informs colleges about UGC orders

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 00:14

Delhi University on Monday issued a letter to all its colleges informing them about the two orders from the UGC asking it to conduct the admissions under three-year programme and not the four-year undergraduate programme.

FYUP row: UGC sends reminder to DU on compliance report

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 00:14

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday issued a reminder to Delhi University to submit the compliance report on its direction for the rollback of the contentious four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP).

Centre not to intervene in DU-UGC tussle

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 23:49

The Central Government has reportedly decided not to intervene in the ongoing tussle between University Grants Commission (UGC) and Delhi University over the four-year undergraduate programme, and has asked the two parties to resolve it among themselves.

UGC, DU squabble leaves students in predicament

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 22:57

The ongoing squabble between the UGC and Delhi University over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) has left the future of the students in uncertainty.

AAP welcomes UGC direction to DU to roll back FYUP

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 22:35

AAP on Monday welcomed the UGC for directing Delhi University to roll back the four year under- graduate programme (FYUP), but said necessary precaution should be taken while making transition to three-year under- graduate programme.

Govt won`t hesitate to replace FYUP with 3-yr course: Harsh Vardhan

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 21:58

Union Health Minister and Delhi BJP president Harsh Vardhan on Monday said government will not hesitate to replace the four-year under-graduate proramme (FYUP) with three year under-graduate course.

Academicians raise voice against UGC order on FYUP rollback

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 19:52

Even as the row over Delhi University`s four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) raged, a group of academicians on Monday came out in support of it and dubbed the UGC`s order for its rollback as a "blatant transgression of DU`s academic freedom and autonomy".