Delhi University’s Academic Council has decided to introduce 30 new courses at under-graduation and post-graduation level. The decision is to be implemented from the next academic session 2019-20 in around 20 colleges.
According to the minutes of the Academic Council meeting, which was held on January 2, the committee approved to introduce the following undergraduate courses in these colleges: BA (H) in Bhimrao Ambedkar College; BA (H) in Economics in Dyal Singh College (evening) and Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College; BA (H) in Philosophy in Hansraj College; BA (H) in Psychology in Lakshmibai 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.
The council has also given nod to introduce 10 vocational courses in some colleges from the upcoming session.
At post-graduate level, MA in Hindi in Sri Venkateswara College and Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, and MSc in operational research at Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies and Keshav College, among others were approved.
The number of existing seats at the University has been increased by 232. 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 (Programme) at Aditi Mahavidyalaya has been increased to 80. The college will also admit 50 more students in B Com (H) from the next academic session.
This is a fresh opportunity for students willing to apply for admission in the University in the following academic session. With the availability of these courses at more colleges, a higher number of students will be able to enroll.