No migration, 2 admission days per list: du panel suggests
In the coming academic session, students may get just two days to take admission under every cut-off list issued by the Delhi University.
If the recommendations of the Delhi University High Powered Committee are approved, the validity of each list may come down from four to two days to tackle the problem of excess admissions and withdrawals.
Colleges may instead be allowed to come out with eight to 10 cut-off lists in case some of their seats remain vacant.
The committee’s report, which was handed over to the vice chancellor on Monday, says that students who were detained last year because of short attendance should not be automatically re-admitted and instead asked to seek fresh admission.
The committee has also recommended that inter-college migration be done away with. Students who perform well in the first and second semesters will not be able to migrate from one college to another if the recommendation is approved.
“Many colleges end up losing their best students to a handful of colleges. This is a practice that the committee didn’t deem fair,” said Deepak Malhotra, chairperson of the committee and principal, Dyal Singh College (evening).
Colleges are also planning to put up last year’s cut-off lists on their website and ask students to apply to colleges accordingly. “There is no point in a student with 85% marks applying to Shri Ram College for Commerce. We will advise students against it,” Malhotra added.
“We have had the same
criteria for the last four
decades. It needs to be revised,” Malhotra said.