Sailing through 'eventful tenure' DU VC Dinesh Singh demits office

Delhi University VC, Dinesh Singh demitted office on Wednesday.

Oct 28, 2015, 23:37 PM IST

Dinesh Singh's tenure as DU VC to end Wednesday

Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh demits office on Wednesday.

Oct 28, 2015, 00:05 AM IST
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.

Oct 16, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

DUTA demands rollback of Choice Based Credit System

Even as the HRD ministry has called a crucial meeting of VCs on July 7 to discuss implementation of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS), Delhi University's Teachers Association (DUTA) yet again demanded the rollback of the programme.

Jun 30, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

CBCS: Doing as 'mandated' by UGC, says DU; teachers cry foul

 Delhi University has said it is going for the implementation of the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS) as "mandated" by UGC even as a section of teachers claimed that statutory bodies are being reduced to "rubber stamps" in order to enforce the directive.

May 31, 2015, 08:54 AM IST

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.

May 16, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

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.

Dec 29, 2014, 10:43 AM IST

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".

Nov 22, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

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".

Aug 31, 2014, 09:52 AM IST

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.

Aug 26, 2014, 11:58 AM IST

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.

Aug 22, 2014, 22:57 PM IST

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.

Aug 12, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

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.

Jul 27, 2014, 11:17 AM IST

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.

Jul 21, 2014, 20:37 PM IST

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).

Jul 21, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2014, 22:05 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2014, 12:59 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

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.

Jul 01, 2014, 23:51 PM IST