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FYUP rollback not my personal loss: DU VC

FYUP rollback not my personal loss: DU VC

 Outgoing DU VC Dinesh Singh on Friday defended the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme, saying its rollback was not his "personal loss" even as he maintained that, contrary to the popular notion, all the approvals were obtained and views taken before its introduction.

CBCS issue won't affect admission process: Delhi University

Delhi University on Saturday asserted that the issue of implementation of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) from the upcoming academic session will have no impact on its admission process.

UGC `allows` IISc to continue with FYUP

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is understood to have allowed IISc Bangalore to continue with the four-year undergraduate programme.

DU denies possibility of delay in commencing academic session

Refuting reports that the restructuring of courses for last year`s batch of students enrolled under four-year undergraduate programme might lead to delay in commencing the new academic session, Delhi University on Wednesday reaffirmed that the session will begin on July 21 as per schedule.

DU officially scraps FYUP; B.Tech students hold protest

A day after the Delhi University (DU) told the University Grants Commission (UGC) that it was scrapping the controversial Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), the varsity`s Academic and Executive Councils on Saturday approved the move.

Delhi University rolls back FYUP, celebrations break out in campus

With Delhi University rolling back its controversial four-year undergraduate programme, celebrations broke out in the campus onFriday as students and teachers danced, burst fire crackers and sang songs.

Students protest over FYUP row, detained

Amidst the standoff over Delhi University`s four-year undergraduate course, some 30 students were detained here Thursday while trying to march towards Rashtrapati Bhawan.

DU B Tech students stage protest outside UGC office

Several B Tech students of Delhi University on Wednesday staged a protest outside the office of University Grants Commission demanding that their course should not be scrapped even if the three-year format replaces the controversial Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP).

DU VC acting like `terrorist`, has taken university `hostage`: Nandita Narain

Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) president Nandita Narain on Wednesday said that DU Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh is acting like a `terrorist` and has taken the university as `hostage`.

Academicians raise voice against UGC order on FYUP rollback

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".

UGC asks DU to scrap four-year UG course

Stepping up pressure, the University Grants Commission Saturday asked the Delhi University (DU) to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) even as the DU Vice Chancellor is understood to have cautioned against taking any step "in a hurry".

NSUI members protest outside Smriti Irani`s residence on 4-yr course

Congress` student outfit NSUI on Wednesday staged a protest outside the residence of HRD Minister Smriti Irani demanding scrapping of the controversial Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) of Delhi University.

Teachers body meets Irani on scrapping of DU`s 4-year UG programme

Efforts to persuade the new HRD Minister Smriti Irani to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme of Delhi University on Monday gained momentum with members of a teachers body making a representation to her, arguing the course was in violation of laws and UGC norms.

Many Class XII students still sceptical over DU`s FYUP: Survey

With just days left for Delhi University to begin admission process for its four-year undergraduate programme, a new survey claims that a number of college aspirants are still unsure whether the new pattern will be beneficial.