The students who wish to study in Delhi University can now hope for getting admission to various courses.
According to the sources, DU's School of Opening Learning (SOL) is expected to start admissions to 10 new undergraduate courses, including vocational courses for the commencing academic session 2017.
The good news is the SOL's governing body (GB) of the university has given a nod to undergraduate courses. And every year, SOL admits 1.5 lakh students to various undergraduate courses.
The List of courses offered by Delhi university:
- BSc (honors) mathematics.
- BA (honors) history.
- BA (honors) economics.
- BA (honors) Hindi.
- BA (honors) psychology.
- BA (honors) Sanskrit.
- BA (honors) Hindi journalism.
- BVoc in human resource management.
- BVoc in office management and secretarial practices.
- BVoc in marketing management and retail business.
Commenting on these courses, the director of the SOL CS Dubey said, "The course structure and syllabus has been formed and approved by the GB and was sent to DU for consideration. The university gave us a proforma to fill in the details, which we did and sent it to the university."
Why is the Delhi university introducing various courses?
"When we studied the number of applications received for these courses, we found that many students had applied but only a limited number got admission. There is a lot of demand for these courses among students so we are providing a chance for students to study these courses through distance medium," Dubey added.
About the approval of the courses:
The courses will now have to be approved by the university administration and then another approval from the distance education board (DEB) will be required before starting the courses.
Delhi University announced that it is planning to scrap the cut-off system from 2017-18 and likely introduce an entrance test for admissions into undergraduate courses.