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DUTA to discuss moves to create institute of eminence and board of governors within DU

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 08:41 AM IST
The teachers expressed resentment against the proposal to create an “institute of eminence” within the varsity, saying the step will strip the university itself of its distinction and prove to be a sure recipe for its “denigration and disintegration”.
The officials informed that a letter had been sent to the UGC, seeking clarifications and MHRD was awaiting a response and hoped the matter would be resolved within 10 days.(HT file photo)
The officials informed that a letter had been sent to the UGC, seeking clarifications and MHRD was awaiting a response and hoped the matter would be resolved within 10 days.(HT file photo)

DUTA wants all ad-hoc teachers absorbed

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 11:14 PM IST
DUTA functionaries led by its chief Rajib Ray held a meeting with HRD’s higher education secretary R Subrahmanyam, where they also raised issues related to alleged anomalies in pay scales where senior teachers were getting less salary compared to less experienced peers.
Representative(Hindustan Times file)
Representative(Hindustan Times file)

DU teachers’ association opposes EWS quota in faculty recruitment

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2019 08:53 AM IST
Opposing the “hasty” implementation of the EWS (economically weaker section) quota in recruitment of teaching staff, which they say would result in displacement of ad hoc teachers, scores of Delhi University teachers staged a protest.
The notice comes two days ahead of a planned protest by the Delhi University Teachers’ Association outside the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s house.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
The notice comes two days ahead of a planned protest by the Delhi University Teachers’ Association outside the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s house.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)

Government gives 3-month grant to 28 DU colleges

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 12:08 PM IST
DU has repeatedly made attempts to stall the functioning of the 28 Delhi government funded colleges, in the last tenure, multiple delays were caused to the formation of governing bodies of these 28 colleges.
Students who have an aggregate below 60% may find it difficult to get admission in Delhi University’s B.Sc courses this year.(HT Photo)
Students who have an aggregate below 60% may find it difficult to get admission in Delhi University’s B.Sc courses this year.(HT Photo)

Changed eligibility criteria makes entry to DU’s BSc courses tougher

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2019 11:19 AM IST
Until 2018, the overall percentage required for getting into courses used to be 55% of the relevant subject (Physics, Maths, Chemistry, etc.) and 50% in one compulsory language.
The student’s “justification” for the assault, that questioning by the teacher has hurt his nationalist sentiment, is completely unacceptable, the teachers’ body said.(Picture for representation)
The student’s “justification” for the assault, that questioning by the teacher has hurt his nationalist sentiment, is completely unacceptable, the teachers’ body said.(Picture for representation)

DUTA condemns assault on law faculty teacher over Pulwama attack video

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2019 02:10 AM IST
The Delhi University Teachers’ Association Sunday condemned the assault by a student on a law faculty teacher who had reportedly raised questions on the veracity of a WhatsApp video shown to him by the student. The video allegedly contained representations of the Pulwama attack.
A senior official from the Delhi university said the varsity is taking efforts to bridge the gap.(HT FILE)
A senior official from the Delhi university said the varsity is taking efforts to bridge the gap.(HT FILE)

Central universities’ report card:35% teachers’ posts vacant, can do better

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2019 12:19 AM IST
Delhi university tops the list with 833 vacancies; state’s only central varsity in Wardha to fill 34 posts
Delhi University teachers protest to demand implementation of UGC regulations, revised allowances and pension, maternity leave, etc., outside VC office in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Delhi University teachers protest to demand implementation of UGC regulations, revised allowances and pension, maternity leave, etc., outside VC office in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Delhi University’s ad-hoc teachers threaten indefinite hunger strike

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 03:40 PM IST
At least 500 ad-hoc teachers of the Delhi University plan go on an indefinite hunger strike from Friday to demand permanent jobs
The University’s administration has been at the loggerheads with its teachers association (DUTA) and members of its executive and academic councils(HT File Photo)
The University’s administration has been at the loggerheads with its teachers association (DUTA) and members of its executive and academic councils(HT File Photo)

Delhi University makes fresh push for central loans

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2018 03:30 PM IST
The Delhi University’s (DU) finance committee has approved a proposal that allows the varsity to apply for loans from the Higher Education Funds Agency (HEFA) to public institutes for any infrastructure and re-developmental work
The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has prepared a draft Act to replace the University Grants Commission with a new regulator for higher education in the country.
The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has prepared a draft Act to replace the University Grants Commission with a new regulator for higher education in the country.

Direct interference of govts will increase if Higher Education Commission is set up: DUTA

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2018 10:40 AM IST
The Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) said it is not clear why this overhaul is necessary and how scrapping UGC and setting up a Higher Education Commission will address the needs of higher education in a better way. 
Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) members protest for their various demands in New Delhi on May 30, 2018.(PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary)
Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) members protest for their various demands in New Delhi on May 30, 2018.(PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary)

DUTA withdraws evaluation boycott after over a month of protest

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 09:23 AM IST
Teachers led by the DUTA had been boycotting evaluation process since May 8 to oppose a University Grants Commission’s notification on the formula to calculate reservation in teaching jobs that teachers fear would impact the representation of SC/ST candidates in colleges.
DUTA also demanded suspension of such initiatives till the matter was honestly and rigorously debated and the performance of the autonomous colleges reviewed.(Rishi Ballabh/HT Photo)
DUTA also demanded suspension of such initiatives till the matter was honestly and rigorously debated and the performance of the autonomous colleges reviewed.(Rishi Ballabh/HT Photo)

DUTA writes to UGC against grant of autonomous status to St Stephen’s College

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 03:03 PM IST
St Stephen’s College had applied for an autonomous status in 2017 following which an inspection was carried out on May 10 and 11 by a committee set up to examine applications for grant of autonomous status.
The theatre society of Miranda House recently showcased their play on gender binary at Lodhi Gardens.
The theatre society of Miranda House recently showcased their play on gender binary at Lodhi Gardens.

The latest to join the movement for the LGBTQ+ community are five students of KNC

Hindustan Times | By Nikita Saxena, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 12:00 PM IST
Their collective, Nazariya — A Grassroots LGBT-Straight Alliance, is working for the issues of the LGBTQ+ community and other intersectional issues.
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