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  • After FYUP row, new session to begin on Monday in DU colleges 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After the ambitious Four Year Undergraduate programme (FYUP) became a history for the Delhi University, the chaos and confusion over the course seems to have settled down as the new academic session is all set to begin on Monday. Various colleges affiliated to the varsity have initiated orientation programmes...
  • DUTA calls for expeditious restructuring of FYUP courses July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) on Tuesday called upon the varsity to expeditiously restructure the courses for students admitted to FYUP in 2013. DUTA also thanked teachers, principals and student volunteers for having put in all their efforts to smoothen the start of the admission process. The outline of course...
  • UGC rejects DU's proposal, asks it to begin admissions today itself June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Making its stand clear, the University Grants Commission has rejected the Delhi University's proposal to amend the four-year undergraduate programme. In a strongly worded letter, the UGC has asked the varsity to revert to its 3-year course and start the admissions on Friday itself. A senior UGC official,...
  • 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 four-year 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...
  • DU remains firm on its stand, decides to retain the FYUP June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Keeping firm on its stand, the Delhi University has decided to retain its Four Year University Programme. The Academic Council of the University of Delhi held a meeting on Saturday on University Grants Commission's (UGC) letter which sought a review of the FYUP. UGC had said that to maintain...
  • Uncertainty among DU students as government considers scrapping the 4-year UG course June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as students stand in long queues for admission forms, the question on everyone's mind is that whether the four year course in the Delhi University will be scrapped. The newly appointed Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani is in consultation with various stakeholders for reviewing the course. However,...
  • DU's new 4-year degree course duration is incidental: Satish Deshpande April 29, 2013

    A considerable number of Delhi University Faculty members want the newly-introduced four-year undergraduate course to be scrapped while the administration wants to go ahead with the new format. Satish Deshpande, Sociology professor, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on what the major points of...
  • DU teachers walk barefeet in anti-reform march October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: After days of a relay hunger strike, Delhi University teachers on Thursday walked barefeet in a match in the campus to protest the government's reform agenda which they said would make education inaccessible for the common man. The teachers under the banner of the Delhi University Teachers Association...
  • Delhi Univ teachers try to meet VC, assaulted May 16, 2010

    New Delhi: The Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) on Sunday said its members were physically assaulted while trying to meet Vice Chancellor (VC) Deepak Pental in the south campus in New Delhi. "Teachers were physically assaulted by university security personnel and police on the campus," DUTA President Aditya Narayan Misra told...