Source: Indian Express
Delhi school of Arts and Commerce has introduced 3 new courses and admitted students to identical despite not obtaining monetary sanction from the University Grants Commission. As a result, the fate of seventy-five freshman students hangs within the balance.
For the present session, DCAC introduced 3 new courses, Hindi, engineering science, and Maths, and admitted thirty-two, 23, and twenty students severally.
“Our school has been sanctioned posts of assistant professors (34) underneath the OBC enlargement theme to revive teacher-taught quantitative relation. the primary share was distributed among existing departments as per the government’s mandate. However, the second share has been used to open new courses, fully diluting the aim of restoring teacher-taught quantitative relation as per norms stipulated by the University/UGC,” he wrote to the UGC Chairman, asking the body to intervene.
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On Armistice Day, UGC education officer Shalini older Gupta stating it couldn't grant approval for the 3 courses.
“Therefore, these posts mustn't be thought-about for beginning new courses. Hence, UGC regrets its inability to approve the proposal of the faculty for beginning new courses with the posts sanctioned underneath the second share of OBC enlargement theme,” she wrote. While Gupta didn't reply to calls and messages.