In this coronavirus situation, students had to suffer a lot for getting professional degrees, transcripts, and mark sheets. However, very soon Delhi University students will be able to get their mark sheets and degrees within a time frame of 10-20 days. Prof. DS Rawat, Dean of DU Examination Branch said that digital mark sheets will be made available immediately after the release of exam results. Whereas the printed mark sheets will be made available within 20 days. Delhi University students require transcripts containing the seal of Delhi University to seek admission to foreign Universities and so far students were required to apply for it offline.
The entire process of obtaining the documents has not only gone online but the transcripts will be made available within 21 days after the application. Usually, the degrees are given after the convocation ceremony however many students require it early for seeking admission to other Universities. According to DS Rawat, usually, the students seeking admission abroad require it on an urgent basis.
In such a case, the University will provide the degree in advance to such students within the prescribed time limit before the convocation ceremony with the approval of the concerned department head. The students in need will be able to receive the degree in advance within 10 working days whereas the printed degree will be provided in 60 working days. After the conclusion of the convocation ceremony, it will require relatively less time to issue the degree. According to DS Rawat, if a student will be in urgent need of the degree, the University will provide the digital degree within 10 working days. Under normal circumstances, it requires 45 days to award a degree. Similarly, digital provisional certificates will be issued within 10 working days.
Over Twenty-Two Lakh Students to Receive Degrees
156 medalists and over 631 Ph.D. holders have been invited to the 97th convocation ceremony of Delhi University. However, parents of students and guests are not allowed in the ceremony. The University will however initiate a live broadcast of the Convocation Ceremony. In the end, over 59,920 regular students of UG and PG courses, and over 1,18,792 students of the School of Open Learning will be given degrees. Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University has invited Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal as the chief guest for the ceremony. Furthermore, PK Joshi, the Chairman of Union Public Service Commission has also been invited as a special guest.