The University of Delhi has approved all its courses for Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) in the new academic session which is scheduled to begin from July 20, 2015. In a meeting held on July 13, the Academic Council of the Central University announced the approval.
“The Academic Council of the University in its meeting held on July 13, 2015 approved all courses of study under the Choice Based Credit System with a huge majority (79:22),” the official notice reads.
The University officials also said that DU teachers have cooperated in large numbers with the framing of courses of study through their respective departments. DU Registrar Prof. Tarun Kumar Das said, “A large number of DU teachers have cooperated in framing up the courses through their respective departments and proper procedures have been followed by the departments and their respective faculties.”
However, a group of teachers disagreed with the CBCS introduced without proper consultations. A few teachers alleged that Mathematics syllabus has been introduced without prior approval the committee of the courses of Department of Mathematics.
When the CBCS Syllabus will be implemented?
University officials confirmed that the new system, CBCS will be implemented from the fresh session, commencing from July 20, 2015. Prof. Tarun Kumar Das said, “On matters of implementing the CBCS, the University does not foresee any major issue or difficulty at the ground level since the admissions have been made in accordance with the basic and essential features of CBCS.”
Moreover, the DU Registrar also said that the other features of CBCS such as electives and skills have also been incorporated into the teaching programme commencing July 20, 2015.
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