Delhi University Academic Council(AC) recently approved the implementation of NEP 2020 from next year. They sent their approval for a four-year UG program(FYUP) along with multiple entry-exit schemes(MEES). This approval of implementation was with the dissent of few members of AC.
DU Vice-chancellor(VC), P.C Joshi said he will implement NEP 2020 with all its other provisions from the next session. The AC has also agreed on a 4-year UG program. However, they can have some milder changes in FYUP.
Also, he said that the authority will send it for discussions with departments and faculty without any changes in the course and workload of students and teachers.
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DELHI UNIVERSITY`S EC ON NEP 2020 ON
Now, Executive Council(EC) will have discussions on NEP 2020 on 31st August for final approval. Also, VC assured that any changes in structure and syllabus will be after the advice of departments and faculty heads only.
Then on MOOCS, SWAYAM course members expressed their dissent. So, Delhi University AC will again discuss these courses.
IN 4-YEAR COURSE, EXIT OPTION AFTER 1-YEAR
Recently after the approval of NEP, Delhi University will have FYUP. In the 4-year UG course, students will get an exit option after every year. After the completion of 1st year, they will get a certificate. After 2nd year, a diploma would be granted to them.
The 3-year completion is with an honors degree. If a student completes a 4-year UG course, he or she will get honors with a research degree.
In addition, VC informed from NEP 2020 courses like ethics and culture, emotional learning, innovation will be the syllabus.
DELHI UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS ON NEP 2020
The few members of AC dissented on the NEP 2020 implementation because meeting reports were not sent to other statutory bodies of Delhi University.
VC stated that they are looking for desirable changes at the departmental level. They ensure the same number of papers, course-specific knowledge. However, some minor subjects are added. Nidhi Kapoor, a member of the AC and commerce faculty, objected to the conversion of B.A(prog) into B.com studies(Hons.). This change is without any addition of a paper.