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  • 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 three-year format days after it had scrapped the controversial four-year programme. The Assistant Registrar of DU on Thursday instructed the concerned department heads to work in tandem with the Committee of Courses...
  • Retain BMS but make it three-year course, UGC tells DU June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday asked the Delhi University to continue the Bachelor in Management Studies (BMS) programme only for students enrolled to it during 2013-14 academic year, but under a three-year duration. Even as students of BMS protested demanding that the course duration be kept four...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 29, 2014

    This week, Actress Kalki Koechlin lends her support to CJ's initiative on 'menstrual taboos'. Also, students pick up CJ mike to discuss the recent row between Delhi University (DU) and University Grants Commission (UGC) over FYUP and how it affects their admission plans. Watch the teaser below to know more: ...
  • UGC allows 4-year B Tech in Delhi University to continue for students enrolled in 2013 June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief for students admitted for the 4-year B Tech programme in Delhi University, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has agreed to let the varsity continue with the course for the students enrolled in 2013. The panel will also take a decision soon on the BMS...
  • It's a black day in the history of DU: Dr Anil Jha June 28, 2014

    The Delhi University Academic Council on Saturday ratified the rollback of its Four-year Undergraduate Programme, going back to the three-year course. Pro-FYUP professors and members of the Academic Council, who attended the meet, protested outside the Vice Chancellor's office accusing him of damaging Delhi University's autonomy. "There was no discussion...
  • DU Academic Council passes resolution to scrap 4-year course 'without debate, discussion' June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi University Academic Council on Saturday ratified the rollback of its Four-year Undergraduate Programme, going back to the three-year course. The council, in a meeting held a short while ago, passed the resolution with no discussion or debate. Pro-FYUP professors and members of the Academic Council, who attended...
  • DU admissions likely to begin next week, pro-FYUP students protest June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Admissions in Delhi University are likely to begin from next week, now that the week long deadlock between the university and the University Grants Commission has finally come to an end. This came after DU agreed to revert to the three-year undergraduate system, rolling back the Four-year Undergraduate...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Delhi University scraps FYUP, admissions yet to begin June 27, 2014

    Celebrations erupted as the week long impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • Delhi University, UGC stand off ends, admission dates yet to be decided June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Thousands of students and their parents celebrated as the week-long impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). The move brought relief to thousands of students who have been...
  • Delhi University B.Tech students stage protest outside UGC office June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Delhi University scrapping its controversial four-year undergraduate programme, several B.Tech students of DU staged a protest outside the UGC office on Friday demanding that their four-year curriculum should not be changed into a three-year course. Under pressure from UGC to act on its directive, DU on Friday...
  • Irani refuses to comment on DU's four-year undergraduate programme issue June 27, 2014

    Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday refused to be drawn into a controversy over the four-year undergraduate programme of Delhi University, citing constitutional obligations. "There have been persistent attempts on me to speak on a constitutional issue which is not proper. Kindly do not compel me to breach...
  • While many students cheer, those enrolled under FYUP feel betrayed by DU June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: While the Delhi University's decision to scrap Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP)has brought cheers to many DU aspirants, the students who are already enrolled under the programme are a worried lot. These B Tech students are holding protests outside the office of University Grants Commission demanding a written assurance...
  • UGC forces Delhi University to scrap FYUP, revert to 3-year course June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Clarifying its stand over the four-year 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 three-year undergraduate programme. "In line with the directive of the...
  • DU 'ready to begin admissions in the spirit of UGC order', confusion prevails June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the Delhi University on Friday wrote a letter to the University Grants Commission stating that "the University is in the process of drafting a response in accordance with the spirit of your directives to ensure that the admission process starts soon", there is still no clarity...
  • UGC writes again to Delhi University seeking FYUP roll back June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: UGC has once again sent a letter to DU asking it to roll back the FYUP and immediately begin undergraduate admissions even as it sought legal opinion on the compromise formula proposed by the varsity. The development came after a day of hectic negotiations between the varsity and...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • FYUP issue: AAP demands UGC chairman's resignation June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday demanded resignation of UGC chairman for allegedly allowing the introduction of FYUP and then forcing its roll back without consulting stake-holders. "UGC chairman must step down for his dubious role in first allowing the introduction of FYUP and now forcing its rollback, and compromising...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Students, teachers hold protest in Delhi University over FYUP June 26, 2014

    Students, teachers protested outside the Art Faculty in Delhi University over the ongoing row regarding the Four-Year Undergraduate Progamme. There is no end yet to the stand-off between the University Grants Commission and Delhi University over the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme. As a result of this, there are no admissions for...
  • UGC trying to create fear: Former DU Teachers Association chief June 26, 2014

    Former Delhi University Teachers Association President Aditya Narayan Mishra has been critical of the University Grants Commission since it gave its directive to the university to scrap the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme. "They are only trying to create a fear psychosis. They are doing it deliberately to attack the university's autonomy,...
  • No admissions in Delhi University yet despite UGC directive June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no end yet to the stand-off between the University Grants Commission and Delhi University over the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme. As a result of this, there are no admissions for a third day on Thursday, much to the frustration of students. The University Grants Commission had issued a...
  • FYUP row: Delhi University to hold BMS entrance test on Thursday June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as its stand-off with University Grants Commission (UGC) continues, Delhi University on Wednesday announced that entrance test to Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), a course started under controversial Four-Year Undergraduate Programme, will be held on Thursday as scheduled. "This is to inform all applicants of BMS Programme of...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: DU admissions continue to be in limbo June 25, 2014

    Confusion over Delhi University admissions continues as DU, UGC stick to their stands. ...
  • DU aspirants suffer as confusion continuous over 4-year UG course June 25, 2014

    Students from across the country who are aspiring for Delhi University are in a dilemma over the stand off between the varsity and the UGC. ...
  • UGC asks Delhi University to begin admissions from today, but only under 3-year UG programme June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major relief to a section of students aspiring for Delhi University, the University Grants Commission has asked the varsity to start the admission process from Thursday onwards. UGC, however, has made it clear that the admissions would take place for the three-year UG programme and not FYUP. Admissions...
  • HC refuses to give urgent hearing to petitions on DU's four-year 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 four-year 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...
  • 4-year 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 Four-Year 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. ...