Advertisement

HindustanTimes Mon,22 Dec 2014

Two more courses under 4-year degree

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, April 28, 2013
First Published: 00:31 IST(28/4/2013) | Last Updated: 00:33 IST(28/4/2013)

The faculty of social sciences at Delhi University on Saturday approved two more courses under the new four-year baccalaureate degree programme.

Advertisement

With the approval of the two courses -- social work and African studies -- a major chunk of all courses has been passed under the new programme that has to come into force from the coming session in July.

Fifteen teachers from the economics department, meanwhile, wrote to the head of the social science faculty, saying that the committee that formulated the economics course is wrongly constituted as the rules of seniority were not followed in composition.

"We request you to withdraw the entire exercise of passing these courses and first constitute the CoCs according to the rules of the University and further seek open democratic mandate according to long held conventions and then bring up these to the legally constituted CoCs," the letter read.

The staff council of Miranda House also passed a resolution on Friday asking the university to provide clear guidelines on issues of student strength, options, tutorials and re-appropriation of seats.

"In the absence of statutory sanction on workload guidelines, we are unable to submit hypothetical workloads," a statement by the association said.


Advertisement
more from New Delhi

Delhi: Congress campaign yet to gather steam as rivals hit full throttle

A year after they were handed down a debilitating defeat by debutant Aam Aadmi Party, the Congress in Delhi is yet to recover from the loss. With only a lacklustre campaign so far, critics are asking whether the grand-old party has given up even before the contest.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved