In most of the colleges of Delhi University, Ad-hoc teachers have a big responsibility of studies. Here, Adhoc teachers have been working for 60 to 70 percent of the posts of teachers in many colleges. The University of Delhi has given figures of 57 such colleges where there are a large number of ad-hoc teachers. Many of these colleges are very popular among students all over the country. Here, more than 95 percent cut off list comes for admission. According to Delhi University, 135 Adhoc teachers in Daulatram College, 134 in Ramjas College, 126 in Sri Venkateswara College, 114 in Kalindi College, 110 in Deshbandhu College, 109 in Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College, 104 in Dayal Singh College, 96 in Shaheed Rajguru College, 99 in Mata Sundari College, 87 in Gargi College, 84 in Kamla Nehru College, 84 in Janaki Devi Memorial College, 81 in Kirodimal College, 79 in Indraprastha College, 75 in Sri Aurobindo College, 75 Adhoc teachers are teaching in Sriram College of Commerce.
The issue of ad hoc teachers has been raised in the Rajya Sabha regarding the issue of Adhoc teachers in Delhi University. College wise and year wise details have been sought from the Ministry of Education. MPs Vishwambhar Prasad Nishad, Chaudhary Sukhram Singh Yadav, and other MPs asked Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal about the ever-increasing number of ad-hoc teachers. Apart from this, he asked the government the question of the reason for the non-appointment of permanent teachers in Delhi University and the solution of these questions.
Replying to the queries of MPs in Rajya Sabha, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that Delhi University has informed that about 56 Adhoc teachers have been appointed in Delhi University departments in the academic year 2020-21. Pokhriyal further replied that filling vacancies are a continuous and continuous process. Nishank said, being an autonomous body created under the Act of Parliament, the university has the right to fill the posts. According to UGC regulations, all approved, approved posts in the university system are to be filled on an urgent basis. He says that the ministry along with the UGC is constantly monitoring this process.
Dr. Hansraj Suman, in-charge of the teacher’s organization Delhi Teachers Association (DTA), told IANS that only 57 colleges have 3,530 ad hoc teachers. In total, there are more than 6,000 ad hoc teachers at the entire Delhi University. Also, DU has not given any details of how many posts of SC, ST, OBC quota, and how many Adhoc teachers have been appointed for PWD posts in the last five years.
The Union Education Minister also informed that in July 2019, Delhi University has advertised a total of 857 permanent faculty posts of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor. At the same time, Dr. Suman of Delhi University says that the recruitment process starts in some departments or colleges and then stops. He has written to the university to start the process of permanent appointment. For the last three months, the process of permanent appointment in the departments was going on but it was stopped till the new Vice-Chancellor came.
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