DU professor alleges colleague of sexual harassment

Create: 06/22/2016 - 19:13

The woman alleged in a complaint to the college authorities that the professor harassed her and passed vulgar comments when she had gone to intervene in some "unauthorised work" being done by him.

The professor concerned maintained that the complaint against him was "fake" and a conspiracy was being hatched against him by the college administration because he is a Dalit.

DU teachers demand permanent appointments and promotions

Create: 06/21/2016 - 19:11

As per DUTA, Another three thousand have been denied any kind of promotion since 2008, from which date the new scheme of promotion called PBAS(API) has been implemented.

Under this scheme, adopted by DU in 2013, but implemented wef 2008, teachers have to retrospectively collect a minimum number of "points" from teaching, seminars, research, extra-curricular activities, administrative work etc before they are considered eligible to be called for the promotion interview.

No political pressure, acting in accordance with law, says DU over PM Degree row

Create: 05/20/2016 - 17:51

"Few AAP leaders visited the university and met Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi over issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's degree. The VC told them that RTI cell of the university shall act in accordance with the law but it is incorrect to say that the university is acting under any political pressure," DU registrar Tarun Das said.

The clarification by DU came a day after an AAP delegation visited the university demanding that they be allowed to examine the records of Modi's BA degree but they had to return empty handed.

DU teachers demand rollback of point-based API system

Create: 05/17/2016 - 16:31

The teachers have alleged that the new system will make it virtually impossible to even get a call for the promotion interview and has allegedly led to large scale denial of promotion to thousands of teachers. It has led to the dilution in the quality of both research and teaching.

The have demanded to roll back the counting of past service of teachers at all stages of promotion and settling anomalies arising from the VIth Pay Revision, including stepping up.

Jamia, DU to jointly offer M.Sc. (Mathematics Education) under Meta University concept

Create: 05/12/2016 - 18:26

The course aims to prepare innovate mathematics educators, who can bring informed change in Mathematics pedagogy. The course administratively managed by Cluster Innovation Centre from DU and AJK Mass Communication Research Centre. JMI. The course is considered an innovative and job-oriented course.

 Meta University students are taught by expert faculties of both the partner universities.  They are awarded joint-degree carrying logos and signatures of competent authorities of partner institutes.

Kejriwal urges DU to make PM Modi’s BA degree public

Create: 05/06/2016 - 15:26

"It's being said that he (Modi) has not got any degree from the DU. According to sources, the DU has no record of his admission form, mark sheet, or any other information regarding him," Kejriwal has written in the letter.

Raising questions on PM Modi's MA degree, Kejriwal in his letter said that it is a serious matter since the Gujarat University stated that PM has done his MA from there. "If he has not done BA, how did he get admission for MA" This raise doubts over the validity of his MA degree as well," Kejriwal said.

CIC asks DU, GU to provide information regarding qualification of PM

Create: 05/01/2016 - 11:30

Information commissioner M Sridhar Acharyulu also directed the Prime Minister's Office to provide "specific number and year" of the degrees earned by the Prime Minister to his alma mater - Delhi University and Gujarat University - to make it easy for them to locate these records. Delhi University had claimed that unless the roll number of a student is not provided, it would be difficult to search the records.

First Indian Ranking of Higher Education Institutions, offering students better perspective

Create: 04/18/2016 - 20:23

While releasing the India Rankings 2016 she said that history has been made as National Institutional Ranking framework (NIRF) is the first of its kind. She said that one of the  biggest challenges in the higher education sector have been that citizens who engage with these institutions feel that there is no level playing field in terms of transparency and the data that they need from these institutions with regard to the choices they, specially the students, need to make.


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