No Permanent Faculty At Delhi School Of Journalism,Only 2 Teachers For 120 Students

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The much talked about Delhi School of Journalism-does not have a permanent faculty and is having only two contractual teachers for 120 students this year.

A DU Professor who doesn’t wish to be named told Mail Today “that teachers who have been teaching journalism in DU for decades have not only been left out of the consultation process in framing the curriculum but have also been actively sidelined.”

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“The curriculum has not been vetted by the professors teaching journalism course in other colleges of DU either”¬†a Journalism Professor teaching at Delhi University said.

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The fees is also very high at Delhi School of Journalism with INR 77,500 for every year compared to most of the different courses which charge anywhere between INR 7,000-10,000.

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The students of the first batch at this school too agrees that they are paying a little too much and will most probably take the exit provided after completing 3rd year.

“Depending on where I want to pursue my masters, I intend to exit the course after the third year and I do believe that I am paying extra for studying journalism” a student told India Today.

Faculty of Journalism in other colleges has expressed dissatisfaction at the introduction of School of Journalism by Non Journalism departments.

“Process was already on to bring up new institutions altogether and teachers have been demanding a separate department from 1998 from the VC” said Rajesh Jha, an executive council member.

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Shivam Malhotra
A social media enthusiast who is in love with this digital world! Wrote the first article for DU Express in May 2016.

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