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DU Forms Committee: To Frame Syllabi Under NEP

The University of Delhi has appointed a committee consisting of seven members to frame the new syllabi under the National Education Policy 2020 that will be enacted in the University from the academic session 2022-23.

On Monday, 20th September 2021, the University of Delhi released a notification mentioning that it has constituted a National Education Policy (NEP) Interdisciplinary Courses Committee to frame new syllabi under NEP 2020. 

The Delhi University already in its Academic Council meeting held on 24th August 2021, and then in the Executive Council meeting held on 31st August 2021, approved the proposal for the implementation of the National Education Policy in the university from the academic session of 2022-23. With the implementation of NEP in the university, the Four-year Undergraduate Program (FYUP) will be enacted with multiple entry and exit options.

This seven-member committee will be headed by Prof. Vivek Suneja from the Faculty of Management Studies and Dr. Asani Bhaduri from CIC will be the Member Secretary. Other members in the committee include Prof. H.P. Singh (Department of Physics), Prof. Shobha Bhagai (Cluster Innovation Centre), Dr. Anju Srivastava (Principal, Hindu College), Dr. Suman Sharma (Principal, Lady Shri Ram College) and Dr. S.P. Aggarwal (Principal, Ramanujan College).

The NEP Interdisciplinary Courses Committee is empowered to constitute. Interdisciplinary Sub-Committees / Working Groups for assisting the Committee in framing the syllabi for the NEP Interdisciplinary Courses, comprising of teachers of the Departments, Centres and Colleges of the University.

The University of Delhi said in its notification.

While forming the new syllabi, the committee will give special consideration to courses on ethics and culture, social and emotional learning, innovation and entrepreneurship, co-curricular, science and society, and IT skills, data analysis and mathematics.

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