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HRD Ministry saw several controversies in 2014

Controversy hogged the HRD Ministry ever since the NDA government came to power be it for the rollback of FYUP of Delhi University, replacing Sanskrit with German as the third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas or asking institutes to observe events on Christmas.

Sanskrit vs German: AAP slams govt over language row

The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday slammed the government over the language row and various decisions taken by Union HRD ministry, including the timing of scrapping the FYUP, and termed it as "amateurish tinkering".

FYUP laptops: DU asks colleges to ensure 'constructive use'

Left with a stock of laptops following the cancellation of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), Delhi University has now issued fresh guidelines for its colleges to put these machines to "constructive use".

Delhi University appoints new Registrar

Delhi University has appointed a new Registrar in the place of Alka Sharma, who was repatriated to her parent cadre after her extension was terminated.

DoPT cancels extension of DU Registrar`s deputation

The government has terminated the extension given to Delhi University Registrar Alka Sharma who has been under attack for her role in the controversial Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) scrapped in June.

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.

Question mark over fate of FYUP laptops as DU reformats course

The ambitious FYUP may already be a thing of the past, but the principals of various Delhi University colleges are still clueless about what is to be done with the laptops which were supposed to be distributed to the first-year students under the format.

We are in No man`s land: DU students under FYUP

Delhi University`s new session started Monday after the rollback of the controversial four-year under-graduate programme (FYUP) and the students enrolled under it are confused and said they are in No man`s land.

DU academic session begins today after FYUP row

The new academic session in Delhi University (DU) began on Monday for for lakhs of students begins, putting an end to the row over the Four Year Undergraduate programme (FYUP).

DU clears 3-year format for UG courses

Delhi University`s Academic and Executive Councils on Saturday approved the courses restructured from the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme to fit the new three-year format.

DUTA demands steps to restructure courses

The Delhi University Teachers` Association (DUTA) on Tueday held a dharna at the Arts Faculty here demanding immediate restructuring of the courses for the students admitted under the Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) in 2013.

DUTA, student groups to hold protest today

The Delhi University Teacher`s Association and student groups will stage a protest on Tuesday reportedly demanding probe into the restructuring of courses for the FYUP programme for students who took admissions in 2013.

DU told to admit students in three-year course: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

UGC has asked Delhi University to admit students for the 2014-15 session in three-year undergraduate programme, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said Monday.

DUTA calls for expeditious restructuring of FYUP courses

Delhi University Teachers` Association (DUTA) on Tuesday called upon the varsity to expeditiously restructure the courses for students admitted to FYUP last year.

FYUP row: HC disposes of pleas in view of DU decision

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday disposed of as "infructuous" a PIL before it for restoration of the three-year degree courses in Delhi University as the varsity recently scrapped the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) as per the directions of UGC.

UGC permits 4-yr B Tech course for DU students enrolled in 2013

In a breather for the B Tech students enrolled in courses last year, the University Grants Commission has permitted the Delhi University to continue with the course that the students enrolled for in 2013.

DU B-Tech, BMS students protest outside HRD minister Smriti Irani`s residence

Scores of BTech and BMS students of Delhi University on Sunday staged a protest outside the residence of Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, demanding that their four-year courses should not be scrapped.

Students applying under FYUP won`t have to fill forms again

Students who have applied for the courses under FYUP of Delhi University through centralised registration will not have to fill the form again for admission under the three-year course instead they can directly apply from colleges, a committee of principals has proposed on Saturday.

Fresh Delhi University admissions likely from Tuesday

Fresh admissions for the 2014-15 academic session in Delhi University is likely to commence from Tuesday with the varsity today formally scrapping the controversial four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) even as uncertainty continued to plague B Tech students.

Interest of B.Tech students will be kept in mind: HRD Ministry

Allaying apprehensions about the future of B.Tech students after Delhi University rolled back four-year undergraduate programme, the HRD Ministry Saturday said their worries would be sorted out by this evening.