DU to introduce 30 new courses
New Delhi: Those struggling to get admission in Delhi University can now take heart as the varsity has decided to introduce as many as 30 new courses in various colleges this academic session in both under graduation and the post graduation level, in around 20 colleges of DU. Moreover, the council has also approved to increase 232 seats in existing courses at two colleges. "The courses are presently taught at other colleges in the university. With this decision, these courses will now be available at more colleges. The council has also given nod to introduce 10 vocational courses in some colleges from the upcoming session," Hansraj Suman, an AC member, said.
The committees approved to introduce the following undergraduate courses in these colleges: BA(H) in Bhimrao Ambedkar College; BA (H) in Economics in Dayal Singh College (evening) and Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College; BA (H) in Philosophy in Hasraj College; BA (H) in Psychology in Laxmibai College and Bhaskaracharya College; BA (H) in History Dyal Singh College; BA (H) in Political Science in Bhimrao Ambedkar College; BA (H) Hindi Journalism and Mass Communication in Jesus and Mary College, and BSc (H) in environmental science in Vivekananda College and Indraprastha College for women, among others.
Moreover, MA in English at Shri Gurunank Dev College), MA in Hindi at Sri Venkateswara College and Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, and MSc in operational research at Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies and Keshav College, courses have been approved. However, the number of seats in BA (programme) at Hansraj College has been increased from 40 to 200 from the next academic session. Also, the number of seats in BSc program at Aditi Mahavidhlaya has been increased from 55 to 80. The college will also admit 50 more students in B Com (H) from the next academic session," the minutes mentioned.