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Delhi University introduces 30 new courses from academic year 2019-20, here is the list

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 January 2019, 10:17 PM
Delhi University introduces 30 new courses from academic year 2019-20 (File Photo)
Delhi University introduces 30 new courses from academic year 2019-20 (File Photo)

In a student-friendly move, the University of Delhi has introduced as many as 30 new courses across various colleges affiliated to the varsity. The new courses are being included at both the undergraduate and the postgraduate levels from the academic year 2019-20. Moreover, 10 new vocational courses will be introduced for students taking admission to part-time certificate courses. The development came following a meeting of Delhi University academic council.

In addition, the council has also given its nod to a proposal asking to increase the number of seats for the existing courses. A total of 282 seats will be increased across colleges from 2019 onwards. While 80 seats were added to the BA programme at Hans Raj College, 25 seats to the B.Com programme and 47 seats to the B.Com (Hons) in Aditi Mahavidyalaya. The remaining 50 seats were given to the Maharishi Valmiki College.

Now let's have a quick look at the list of courses that will be introduced in the Delhi University from 2019:

B.Sc (Hons) Home Science – 32 seats each

Vivekananda College

Lakshmibai College

B.Sc (Hons) Environmental science – 32 seats each

Vivekananda College

Indraprastha College

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College

Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences

Lady Sri Ram College for Women

Ramanujan College

B.Sc. (Hons) Geology – 32 seats each

Deen Dayal Upadhyay College

Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences

B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry

Keshav Mahavidyalaya

B.Sc (Hons) Life Science

Rajdhani College

Institute of Home Economics

B.Sc. (Hons) Environmental Science

Vivekananda College

Indraprastha College

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College

Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Science

Lady Sri Ram College of Women

B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry – 32 seats

Bhaskaracharya College of applied science

B.Sc Computer Science -32 each

Maitreyi College

Bharati College

Rajdhani College

B.Sc (Hons) Mathematics

Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Science

BA (Hons) History – 46 seats

Dyal Singh College (evening)

B.A. (Hons) Political Science – 46

Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar College

B.A. (hon) Sociology – 46

Lakshmibai College

B.Sc Operational research

Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies

Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Science for Women

Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Science

Keshav Mahavidyalaya

BA (Hons) Psychology – 46

Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Science

Lakshmi Bai College

B.A. Philosophy

Hans Raj College

M.Sc. (Operational Research)

Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies

M.Ed.

Maharishi Vivekananda College of Education

Apart from these, the Council has also decided to add courses including physical education as a discipline course in BA programme at Lakshmi Bai College and Vivekanand College and Computer science as a discipline of BA programme at Lakshmi Bai college from 2019 onwards.

Meanwhile, in view of the implementation of new courses, the Academic Council has written a letter to the University Grants Commission (UGC), Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry, and the vice chancellor of DU, seeking additional funds and 3000 new teachers for the varsity.

First Published: Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:11 PM
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