The University of Delhi has given its approval for launching new courses in 20 DU colleges. The Academic Council (AC) has decided to grant approval for 30 new courses at UG and PG level in 20 DU colleges. Apart from new courses, the AC has also given its nod for increasing 282 seats in existing courses at two colleges such as Hansraj College (seats in B.A course increased from 40 to 200) and Aditi Mahavidhyalaya (seats in B.Sc course increased from 55 to 80). Aditi Mahavidyalaya will also admit 50 more students in B.Com course from the upcoming academic session. Maharshi Valmiki College will also offer 50 additional seats.
New Courses Approved by Delhi University in 20 DU Colleges
Here is the list of new courses approved by Delhi University in 20 DU colleges -
|Name of the College||New Courses Approved by Delhi University Academic Council|
|Bhim Rao Ambedkar College||B.A (Hons)|
|Dyal Singh College (Evening) and Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College||B.A. Economics (Hons)|
|Hansraj College||B.A. Philosophy (Hons)|
|Laxmibai College and Bhaskaracharya College||B.A. Psychology (Hons)|
|Dyal Singh College||B.A. History (Hons)|
|Bhimrao Ambedkar College||B.A. Political Science (Hons)|
|Jesus and Mary College||B.A. Hindi Journalism and Mass Communication (Hons)|
|Vivekananda College and Indraprastha College for Women||B.Sc Environmental Science (Hons)|
|Shri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College||M.A. English|
|Sri Venkateswara College||M.A. Hindi|
|Shaheed Bhagat Singh College||M.A. Hindi|
|Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies and Keshav College||M.Sc Operational Research|
DU Introduces Nine New Courses
Delhi University has approved nine new courses recently. A new course on Disability Studies and Literary Representations has also been approved by the Standing Committee on Academic Matters. It is a full-time master’s programme that will be offered by the university's English Department. The new course on Disability Studies and Literary Representations will provide academic and professional opportunities to the students in the respective field.
Prof Hansraj Suman, Academic Council Member informed that the committee has also approved the choice based credit courses for M.A. programmes. The standard committee also advised to include the views of Louis Braille and Helen Keller while stressing on the inclusion of project work in the course.
Apart from this, the committee also discussed that students should get relevant internship opportunities according to their course and introduction of modern technologies and audio-visual lab facilities are vital to make teaching more interesting for the students.
The University of Delhi is one of the oldest and premier university in the country known for its academic standards, diverse educational courses and curricular activities. The university has maintained the quality of its higher education. It offers many undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in many streams.
The university is divided into two campuses i.e. North Campus and South Campus. There are around 90 colleges affiliated to the varsity across Delhi region. D.U. was established in the year 1922 and since then it has been promoting quality education and diversity among its students.