The employees have been knocking the doors of University Grant Commission (UGC), urging them to takeover these colleges. These DU colleges include Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, Maharaja Agrasen College, Maharshi Valmiki College, Indira Gandhi Sports College, Aditi Mahavidyalaya, Bhagini Nivedita College, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Science and Keshav Mahavidyalaya among others.
The Examination Reforms Commission recommended that the weightage for internal assessment for under-graduate and post-graduate programmes should be raised to 40%. Currently, the internal assessment has a weightage of just 20% for UG courses.
Admissions to the Sree Narayana Guru Open University for the 2022–23 academic year will commence as soon as the University Grants Commission gives it approval to conduct courses. This was announced by the State Minister of Higher Education Dr R Bindu in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.
The students would get stipend of Rs 6,000 and Rs 8,000 respectively in the first and last years. Specialisations are available in three fields: 1. Disease Biology, 2. Molecular Diagnostics and DNA Profiling, and 3. Genetic Engineering.
University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Jagadesh Kumar had in March announced that CUET scores, and not Class 12 marks, would be mandatory for admission to 45 central universities, and that the central universities can fix their minimum eligibility criteria.