HindustanTimes Sun,31 Aug 2014


DU: 2nd cut-off list released, popular courses closed

It was a mixed bag for Delhi University aspirants on the first day of admissions for the second cut-off list. While some colleges opened the gates for aspirants who missed the first list by a few percentage points, many had closed admissions for popular courses.

DU gives in, scraps FYUP; admissions to begin

After a long tug of war with the UGC, Delhi University finally scrapped the controversial FYUP on Friday, reverting to the three-year degree format and paving the way for the commencement of the stalled admission process. HT readers blame DU for FYUP row

FYUP row persists: Delhi University sends proposal, UGC shoots it down

Hours after Delhi University sent University Grants Commission a proposal to blend courses in the three-year and four-year programmes on Thursday, UGC – in another directive to DU – rejected the formula. Poll: Who is to blame for DU's FYUP mess?

Delhi HC declines early hearing of PIL on DU

Fifty-seven of the 64 Delhi colleges Tuesday agreed to go back to the three-year undergraduate course, signalling end to the logjam that has pitted the UGC against DU. Poll: Should DU have FYUP?

Chaos ensues as DU-UGC war delays admissions

The standoff between the UGC and Delhi University (DU) over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) continued on Monday with most of the university's colleges deferring admissions. Delhi University's FYUP row: who failed the students?

FYUP row: Delhi University hopefuls, students anxious about future

Amidst jubilation as well as disappointment on the government’s decision to roll back the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), over two lakh Delhi University aspirants have nowhere to go.

B-schools use Mandarin mantra for global success

Indian management students have devised a unique strategy to take on their Chinese counterparts when the two face off on the global stage.

Hindu sacks two teachers for assaulting colleagues

Two teachers of Delhi University’s Hindu College, who had been accused of physically assaulting others during a staff association meeting, were dismissed by the governing body of the college.

Where learning is all play

The ‘work hard and play-hard’ motto of IIM Bangalore students drove Saumil Majmudar to start a company with the idea of delivering holistic education through sports

Money and might rule Panjab University polls

Swanky cars, leaders dressed in smart kurta-pyjamas and a touch of glamour thrown in - the scene on the Panjab University (PU) campus here is more festive than academic this year.

An eye lost, cancer survivor makes it to IIT

His resolve is written large on his face. Pankaj Yadav, 18, has made it to the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)-Varanasi, overcoming his handicap of losing an eye to cancer 13 years ago.

IGNOU launches online students' services

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has introduced website based students' services, an official statement said Friday.

CAT 2013 registration with electronic voucher begins

Registration to the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2013, for entrance to institutes of management studies, with the new option this year of purchasing vouchers electronically began on Monday, an official statement said.

Twitterati takes on CBSE results

Students who wrote the 2012-13 CBSE Class 12 exams, took to the social media to announce their and their loved ones' results. Many in the Twitter universe had a lot of jokes in their kitty. While some quipped about how family and distant relatives respond to them, others found their kicks in what follows these results.

Waiting for cut-off lists? DU controversies you need to know

With the CBSE results out, students will now be on the look-out for the Delhi University's cut-off lists, praying and hoping to get through to the college of their choice. Here's a quick run-down of the various controversies surrounding DU. Vishakha Saxena reports.

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