Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicDelhi University

Topic: Delhi University

Arnab to Shashi Tharoor to Imtiaz Ali—Event brings Delhi University alumni together

Former Delhi University V-C Dinesh Singh said the government needs to find good people to lead the university and requested minister Hardeep Puri’s help in getting that message across.

DU Admission 2022: No 12th Class Cutoffs this time, CUET Based score to be used

Delhi University invites admissions for its UG courses through CUET. The CUET 2022 result will be released on September 15.

Over 6 lakh applicants for 70,000 seats – Delhi University launches its admission portal

Admissions to all central colleges, including the Delhi University, are taking place through the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) this year.

Modi govt schemes, Fundamental Duties & Yoga: What DU’s new Value Added Courses will look like 

DU’s executive council approved a list of VACs to be introduced this academic year.  The list however has been met with criticism — mainly that it doesn’t promote employability. 

Theatre society of DU’s BR Ambedkar College forced to drop Urdu name? Principal denies charge

College theatre society, which is said to have been named ‘Ilhaam (revelation)', was allegedly renamed ‘Aarambh (beginning)' Monday, following a 'diktat' from principal.

DU’s 900 faculty vacancies highest among India’s central universities, govt tells Parliament

Govt data shows central universities have 6,549 vacant faculty positions. Allahabad University has 622, and Banaras Hindu University has 532 vacant faculty positions. 

Multiple exams on same day, ‘difficult’ mock tests — debut CUET has many students worried

The Common University Entrance Test for undergraduate students will be held between 15 July and 20 August. An estimated 14.9 lakh students have registered for the test.

‘100 ad hoc staff could lose job’ — DU English teachers protest tweak that ‘slashes workload’

University’s latest Undergraduate Curriculum Framework drops English as medium of instruction for compulsory courses that cover business communication, public speaking, writing skills etc.

No cut-offs in DU, different type of merit list at BHU — how CUET’s changing college admission

The Common University Entrance Test will be introduced from this academic session. This is how colleges plan to use it.

Why over 50 DU teachers are opposing proposed FYUP syllabus for maths

In a petition to head of department, 52 DU professors have argued, among other things, that proposed syllabus for maths reduces credit hours for core courses.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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