Delhi University has decided to appoint teachers for its four-year undergraduate programme scheduled to begin from next year and the process for the appointment of teachers will start soon.
According Vice-Chancellor Dinesh Singh, with the four-year undergraduate programme, teachers’ workload will increase substantially. We will require a large number of teachers. As soon as the modalities of the programme are completed, the appointment of teachers will begin.
It is claimed that Delhi University will recruit around 4,000 teachers on Ad-hoc basis to fulfill its requirement. V-C said the framework of the four-year course is being made by the Task Force on Redefining Education. On the basis of the Task Force report, a proposal will be introduced in the Academic and Executive Councils for their approval, Singh added.
The university has planned to introduce four-year degree courses from the coming academic session 2013-2014. According to sources, university authorities are seriously mulling to bring some major changes in the admission process of university. The DU administration is also working on various options which include starting new entrance exams for various undergraduate courses.
A high power committee of 16 principals of various colleges affiliated with it along with members of university council have been contituted. It is led by the principal of Dyal Singh College (evening) Deepak Malhotra. The committee has recommended several changes in the admission process for undergraduate course including entrance exam. Committee members are of the views that entrance will enable more students to apply for admissions, as compared to the present system which is based on aggregate marks of best four subjects from Class XII Board exam.