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Change in syllabi for 3 subjects approved by DU Executive Council

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DU: Change in syllabi of 3 subjects
A special meet held by the Executive Council of Delhi University has hereby approved the changes made in the Syllabi of 3 subjects namely History, Home Science and Sociology for the newly introduced 4-year undergraduate programmes.

On Friday, the Executive council had approved the recommendations made by the varsity academic council.

Delhi University registrar Alka Sharma said, "The recommendation of the academic council to replace the existing semester-based syllabi and schemes of examinations for home science, history and sociology has been complied with."

"The executive council has also made the two-year post-graduate diploma in Hindi Patrakarita a one-year diploma, and approved the changes to be brought in calculating the total number of lectures required in various colleges," he added.

Moreover, with admission process in progress, Delhi University has announced to recruit more teachers to ease the workload that will come with the introduction of four-year undergraduate programmes from this academic session.

Also, Sudhish Pachauri, dean of colleges said, "We have sent a circular to all the colleges and teachers, asking them to re-access the revised teaching workload and re-appropriate students' intake in various courses so that the process of recruitment can begin immediately."

These programme provides flexibility to the students to exit after two and three years and such students can return within a span of ten years, if otherwise eligible, to complete the Degree and/or Honours Degree.

University held extensive consultation with various stake-holders, such as students, parents, teachers, Deans of faculty, Heads of Departments, Principals of Colleges, employers etc. over a period of two years.

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