Appointment process for new Delhi University VC set in motion

With Dinesh Singh slated to retire in mid October, government has put in motion the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor of Delhi University inviting application from prospective candidates on Wednesday.

Delhi University on a hiring spree, teachers' body cries foul

Delhi University has gone on a hiring spree barely few days before the VC's power to recruit candidates come to an end but the move has not gone down well with a section of teachers who have termed it an "unholy scramble" and have demanded President's intervention into the issue.

Process for appointing a new VC for Delhi University​ begins

The process for appointing a new Vice Chancellor of Delhi University was set in motion on Thursday with the varsity's executive council nominating former CAG Vinod Rai and former ISRO chairman K Kasturirangan to a selection panel likely to be set up soon.

HRD Ministry raises questions on DU's preparations for CBCS
HRD Ministry raises questions on DU's preparations for CBCS

The HRD Ministry has put a spoke in Delhi University's plans to introduce the choice based credit transfer scheme from the coming academic session, raising questions about the preparations made, even though it had itself directed all central varsities to implement it from the said period.

DU VC sweeps campus with broom to launch cleanliness drive

 In line with the Narendra Modi Government's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh today swept the campus using a broom asking students to take up the task of cleanliness themselves rather than depending on civic workers.

AISA celebrates FYUP rollback

The All India Students` Association (AISA) on Friday celebrated the rollback of the controversial four year undergraduate programme (FYUP) of the Delhi University, announced by the varsity`s Vice-Chancellor Dinesh Singh earlier in the day.

DU`s VC and academic council not working with ego: Madhu Kishwar

Activist Madhu Kishwar on Friday said that Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh and Academic Council are not working with ego in the contentious case of the Four Year University Program.

DU students demand President`s intervention in FYUP issue

Student groups, who have intensified their protest against the controversial Four-Year Undergraduate Programme, have demanded the intervention of President Pranab Mukherjee to resolve the issue, and also sought the resignation of Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh.

DU finally relents, reverts to three-year course; admissions to begin soon

Facing severe criticism from various students` organisations, academicians and political parties for delaying the admission process, the Delhi University (DU) on Friday agreed to comply with the University Grants Commission`s order to scrap its 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`.

DU VC acting like `terrorist`: 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`.

DU admissions stalled, protests continue; Delhi HC rejects PILs on FYUP

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Profile of DU’s outgoing Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh

Delhi University`s Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh resigned from his post on Tuesday following a stand-off with the UGC over FYUP.

DU VC Dinesh Singh resigns

Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh resigned today in the midst of a raging controversy over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) rocking the varsity.

Smriti Irani qualification row: DU does U-turn, says no official suspended

Making a U-turn over the alleged leaked documents related to educational qualifications of union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani, the Delhi University (DU) on Saturday evening issued a statement clarifying that none of its employees had been suspended.

Smriti Irani urges revocation of suspension of DU staff; Digvijay Singh says `thanks`

In a bid to stop controversy over her education qualifications from flaring up anymore, Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani urged Professor Dinesh Singh, the vice-chancellor of Delhi University, to reinstate the officials suspended on Friday.

DU teachers, students urge Smriti Irani to scrap 4-year programme

A delegation of teachers and students from the Delhi University submitted a memorandum to HRD Minister Smriti Irani urging her to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme and sack vice chancellor Dinesh Singh.

University of Delhi signs MoU with University of Glasgow

The Universities of Delhi and Glasgow have signed an agreement under which the students in Delhi would receive lectures from Glasgow and vice versa via video-link.

Police denies Dinesh’s claim that Vijender’s car was planted

The Punjab Police have dismissed Dinesh Singh’s claim that Vijender Singh’s car was planted by them outside the flat from where heroin was recovered.

VC holds student durbar amid protests

DU VC Dinesh Singh Thursday heard grievances from students over a range of issues including the cases of "special chance" even as a group of students held a protest against the varsity administration.