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The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, announced on October 28 that there will be an addition of over 1,300 new seats for some courses offered at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) from this year. These seats will be added across nine courses of the university that are quite popular and sought-after.
This is a piece of much-needed good news for students who have graduated from school this year and are looking forward to pursuing higher education. Manish Sisodia said that despite COVID-19 continuing to affect daily lives, this announcement comes as positive news for students.
A press conference was held in which the Deputy Chief Minister declared this information. He told that the Delhi Government has added 1,330 new seats for 9 existing courses at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha (IP) University and he added that this will be applicable from the academic session 2020-21. The new seats will also be added to the colleges affiliated to IP University, to the nine existing courses at the UG as well as PG level.
Out of these 1,330 new seats, the maximum seats have been allotted to the course of Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech). The table given below provides a list of the courses in which seats have been added along with the total number of new seats.
|Course Name||Total New Seats|
|Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)||630|
|Bachelor of Vocational Education (B.Voc)||20|
|Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)||120|
|Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)||220|
|Bachelor of Arts in Economics (BA Economics)||120|
|Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)||90|
|Master of Business Management (MBA)||60|
|Master of Science in Yoga (M.Sc Yoga)||15|
|Master of Vocational Education (M.Voc)||55|
Sisodia said that the introduction of additional seats at IP University is an effort to offer new opportunities to students during an extremely difficult year. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho to know all the updates and information regarding colleges and admissions in India. Send your queries to us through the QnA Section and get answers by experts.