This move shall be put into action from next year, said the Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung. He says that, studying Urdu will also be made compulsory for two years for all undergraduate courses from the next year academic session with credits counted for the subjects.
Aim of this plan: To make students studying honours courses in languages like Hindi, Persian, Arabic, Pashto etc, conversant in English and ability that will help them better in job market.
Vice Chancellor said "We received a remarkable response when we introduced remedial English classes last year for a four-month span. Hence we have decided to have English language as a subject for all three years".
Moreover, the university is also gearing up to introduce the masters in Mathematics Education course under the Meta University plan along with Delhi University. "As of now over 300 applications had been received for 20 seats in the course which is expected to take off from January 3 onwards", said Registrar SM Sajid.
"We are further planning classes for the batch, so that on one particular day of the week, dedicated sessions at Jamia Millia Islamia University can be held. By this the two university will be managing the course equally and together", he added.