DINESH SINGH

  • Delhi University clears 3 year format for under graduate courses July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University's Academic and Executive Councils on Saturday approved the courses restructured from the FourYear Undergraduate Programme to fit the new threeyear format. Emergent meetings of the two statutory bodies of DU were held to clear the resolution on approval of the courses in order to facilitate the commencement...
  • DU asks department heads to expedite restructuring process July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University has asked heads of various departments to expedite the restructuring of undergraduate courses in the threeyear format days after it had scrapped the controversial fouryear programme. The Assistant Registrar of DU on Thursday instructed the concerned department heads to work in tandem with the Committee of Courses...
  • Students who applied under FYUP for DU won't have to fill forms again June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Students who have applied for the courses under FYUP of Delhi University through centralised registration will not have to fill the form again for admission under the threeyear course instead they can directly apply from colleges, a committee of principals proposed on Saturday. The 12member committee of principals,...
  • The FyUP debate: Who is responsible for the mess in Delhi University? June 27, 2014

    Clarifying its stand over the fouryear undergraduate programme (FYUP), the Delhi University has written a letter to the University Grants Commission (UGC) stating that it has decided to roll back the course and will hold the admissions under the threeyear undergraduate programme. CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey meets some students, parents, teachers...
  • DUTA seeks President's intervention to break FYUP deadlock June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking the President's intervention to break the impasse over controversial fouryear undergraduate programme (FYUP) in Delhi University, DUTA on Thursday demanded removal of its Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh and a probe into the "misgovernance" of the academic functioning. Delhi University Teachers Association president Nandita Narain said that the modified...
  • HC refuses to give urgent hearing to petitions on DU's fouryear course June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to give an urgent hearing to two cross petitions, one for implementation of the fouryear undergraduate programme(FYUP) by the Delhi University, and the other against it. The petitions were mentioned before a vacation bench of justices Pratibha Rani and V Kameswar...
  • 4year course row: DU students' fate remains uncertain June 24, 2014

    A sense of uncertainty prevails among students seeking admission in Delhi University with 36 colleges announcing that they will not start the admission process till the time the conflict between the University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) does not end over the Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • Is Dinesh Singh the real fall guy in DU FYUP row? June 24, 2014

    Amidst protests and confusion over the FourYear Undergraduate Programme, Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has resigned from his position. However, the Human Resource Development Ministry said that it has not received Singh's resignation yet. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 57 Delhi University colleges ready to admit students to the 3year course June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has sent another letter to Delhi University on Tuesday asking it to admit students to the 3year course. Out of 64 colleges, 57 has sent reply agreeing to comply with UGC directives. The press release issued by the UGC listed the colleges which have agreed...
  • News 360: Suspense continuous over Delhi University VC's resignation June 24, 2014

    After days of standoff with the University Grants Commission over the fouryear undergraduate programme, confusion now reigns over Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh's resignation. The Human Resource Development Ministry said that it has not received Singh's resignation yet. ...
  • BJP slams Delhi University's VC, says 4year course illegal June 24, 2014

    BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli hits out at Delhi University's Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh on Tuesday saying that the 4year course does not have validity and reorganisation of UGC. "Vice Chancellor did not send any ordination for approval of President," he said. ...
  • Delhi University VC Dinesh Singh hasn't resigned, claims Madhu Kishwar June 24, 2014

    Activist Madhu Kishwar claimed that Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has not resigned and was bring threatened. She said, "I'm saying it with DU's authorisation from the Vice Chancellor, he has not resigned yet." Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN, Kishwar said, "Dinesh Singh told me that he is under tremendous...
  • Delhi University politics: Does anyone care about the students? June 24, 2014

    The University Grants Commission and Delhi University are in an open war over the Fouryear undergraduate programme. Caught in the crossfire are students with 36 colleges deciding at the last minute not to issue their first cutoff lists till the crisis is resolved. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across...
  • Confusion over DU VC's resignation, HRD Ministry yet to receive letter June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After days of standoff with the University Grants Commission over the fouryear undergraduate programme, confusion now reigns over Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh's resignation. The Human Resource Development Ministry said that it has not received Singh's resignation yet. Sources in the HRD ministry said if the resignation had...
  • Delhi University Vice Chancellor's resignation unfortunate: UGC member June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A University Grants Commission member MM Ansari on Tuesday backed the outgoing Vice Chancellor of Delhi University Dinesh Singh and said his resignation at this juncture was very unfortunate. Singh stepped down following a row with the UGC over Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). Singh had been adamant...
  • CPM welcomes restoration of Delhi University's 3year undergraduate course June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Tuesday welcomed the restoration of the threeyear degree courses and the resignation of Vice Chancellor of Delhi University Dinesh Singh, saying the FourYear University Programme (FYUP) was "arbitrarily imposed" on the students. Demanding that the admission process for the current year "should not be delayed in any...
  • Government should have planned this better: Salman Khurshid June 24, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid blamed the Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP) for the ruckus over fouryear undergraduate programme in the Delhi University. Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh stepped down following a row with the University Grants Commission over the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP). "The present government should have planned this better....
  • HRD summons Pro VC of Delhi University to hold talks about future June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday summoned Pro Vice Chancellor of the Delhi University to hold talks about the future. The move came after Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh stepped down following a row with the University Grants Commission over the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP). Singh...
  • SC refuses to intervene in UGCDU row over FYUP June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to intervene in the University Grants Commission(UGC)Delhi University(DU) row over the fouryear undergraduate programme(FYUP) and directed a DU professor who challenged the Commission's direction for scrapping the course to approach Delhi High Court. A bench of justices Vikramajit Sen and S K Singh...
  • Delhi University Vice Chancellor quits over four year course row June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst protests and confusion over the FourYear Undergraduate Programme, Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has resigned from his position. Singh had been adamant on not scrapping the fouryear course as against the University Grants Commission order. The DU Teachers Association welcomed Singh's resignation saying this will make way...
  • UGC vs DU: Is the 3year vs 4year course debate caught in a web of politics? June 23, 2014

    There has been an open war between the University Grants Commission and the Delhi University over the 4year Undergraduate Program offered by the university. The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University Principals Association has said that the admissions process...
  • Should Delhi University's 4year Undergraduate programme be scrapped? June 23, 2014

    Stepping up pressure, the University Grants Commission on Saturday asked the Delhi University (DU) to scrap the fouryear undergraduate programme (FYUP) even as the DU Vice Chancellor is understood to have cautioned against taking any step "in a hurry". According to officials in the university, Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh received...
  • Section of teachers backs 4year course, says UGC can only advise Delhi University, not dictate June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The confusion over Delhi University's FourYear Undergraduate Programme is growing every passing minute. A section of teachers of the university have now backed Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh and have come out in favour of the FYUP. Former Delhi University Teachers' Association president Aditya Narayan Mishra said that the autonomy...
  • DU teachers, students urge Smriti Irani to scrap fouryear programme May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A delegation of teachers and students from the Delhi University (DU) on Friday met HRD Minister Smriti Irani and submitted a memorandum urging her to scrap the fouryear undergraduate programme and sack DU Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh. Irani told the delegation that she understood their concern, the urgency to...
  • University of Delhi signs MoU with University of Glasgow May 20, 2014

    London: The Universities of Delhi and Glasgow have signed an agreement under which the students in Delhi would receive lectures from Glasgow and vice versa via videolink. Professor Dinesh Singh, ViceChancellor of the University of Delhi, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Professor Anton Muscatelli, Principal and ViceChancellor of the...
  • DU: Students organisations to hold protests in Delhi June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: To oppose the proposed fouryear graduate programme in Delhi university (DU), various students organisations have decided to hold protests in the national capital on Monday. "This fouryear programme is an antistudent educational reform that will adversely affect students coming from the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other...
  • FTN: Fouryear Delhi University degree good or bad? May 4, 2013

    CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose in a special interactive show discusses the question with Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh. Delhi University, which has introduced the new four year undergraduation course, is facing wrath from many of its teachers. The teachers feel that the new pattern will destroy DU's legacy...
  • DU allows Unmukt Chand to move to 2nd year August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh on Friday said that Unmukt Chand, the captain of U19 Indian cricket team which won the World Cup, will be allowed to move to the second year of graduation. Chand was denied permission by St Stephen's College to appear for his first...
  • Exam row: DU VC says will help Unmukt Chand August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh on Friday wrote to Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken saying he would look into the matter of Unmukt Chand, the captain of U19 Indian cricket team which won the World Cup, who has been denied permission by St Stephen's College to appear...