Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicUndergraduate course

Topic: Undergraduate course

Pursuing maths & music degrees together? Why UGC’s 2-degree programme has divided professors

UGC Wednesday sent official guidelines on its proposed two-degree programme, a policy change that will allow students to pursue two degrees at once, to colleges and universities.

‘Diluted’ degrees, learning loss, worse job prospects — why DU teachers’ body is against FYUP

In a letter to UGC, Democratic Teachers’ Front, an organisation of DU educators, argues that Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) could set both students and teachers back.

Jamia Millia Islamia to adopt CUET for admission into 8 undergraduate courses for 2022-23

The university has also specified that in order to be eligible for the examination a student will have to obtain at least 50% marks in aggregate or in the subject concerned.

New university entrance exam to be based on Class 12 course, needs no coaching, says NTA chief

NTA Director Vineet Joshi says mandatory CUET will use ‘model syllabus’, comprising questions from NCERT and state boards. Not even questions from Class XI will be used.

8 semesters, 160 credit-hours: What Four-Year Undergraduate Programme approved by UGC looks like

Courses in FYUP are structured in the form of codes, which are segregated based on learning outcomes, level of difficulty and academic rigour.

Delhi University begins registration for admission to undergraduate courses

The DU website portal went live at 8pm Monday. The admission process will be completely online and nearly 70,000 seats under various courses are up for grabs.

Less work, fewer hirings — what DU teachers fear will happen when 4-year UG programme returns

Delhi University teachers say that while FYUP is student-friendly given the multiple exit options, it ignores staff welfare. They also said its implementation was being rushed.

4-year undergraduate programme could return to DU in 2021-22 session

A committee set up to implement the National Education Policy at DU is 'actively discussing' reintroduction of FYUP from academic year 2021-22.

DU registration process ends today, receives highest number of applications in 3 years

The varsity received 2,85,128 applications from CBSE Board students, followed by 12,272 from Board of School Education Haryana & 11,521 from the Council for the ISCE.

Hiking MTech fees in IITs only part of a solution. Courses must be made attractive enough

Despite being a post graduate degree, MTech courses (even in IITs) have lost relevance in the job market.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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