The University of Delhi has taken a step forward to implement the Four Year Program (FYUP) from the session 2022-23. In the meeting of the Standing Committee for academic subjects on Monday, the framework of the four-year program has been given the green signal.
Due to the uproar by the members of the committee in the meeting, the Massive Open Online Courses were not passed and they were postponed. In this regard, out of a total of 36 members, 3 members also objected.
The meeting of the Standing Committee started at around 2.30 pm on Monday and ended at around 9 pm. At the beginning of the meeting, the members of the committee created a ruckus regarding the implementation of the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP). Despite the uproar, the NEP was passed. The four-year program is being brought under the NEP itself. There was also an uproar regarding the Massive Open Online Course.
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According to the members of the committee, the opposition was also raised from the members regarding the four-year course to be started under the National Education Policy. During this, objections were lodged on behalf of Kapila, Dr. Sudhanshu Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, Asha, Sunil Kumar, Surendra Kumar, and Nidhi Kapoor. Now the approved framework will be placed for passing in the Academic Council meeting to be held on Tuesday.
DUTA Treasurer Abha Dev Habib says that FYUP was brought in DU in the year 2013 as well. Which was rejected by the students considering a one-year extra burden on them. The implementation of FYUP will also increase the burden of resources on the colleges. DUTA has decided to protest outside the VC office to protest against the Four Year Program.