The university had disallowed her from taking the exams citing shortage of attendance, which the woman attributed to her pregnancy.
The sessions, which will continue till May 29, are aimed at informing applicants and parents about the registration and admission process, and addressing concerns related to eligibility, quota and documents required.
The entrance examinations to Delhi University’s undergraduate, postgraduate, MPhil and PhD courses are likely be held between June 17 and June 21.
For example, some pages from the Corporate Accounting paper were missing in Swami Shraddhanand College Wednesday. Suraj Mandal, who was an invigilator at the college, said, said some pages were found to be missing when the exam began at 3 pm, but later two other pages was found missing.
The boycott will affect evaluation of 1.2 lakh students studying in 63 colleges. The evaluation process goes on for almost a month, following which the examination department takes another month to declare the results. Usually, results starts getting declared by July.
She has also prayed that the Department of Publication in Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs be directed to publish her changed name and sex and self-identified gender as transgender in the official Gazette without insisting on a Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) certificate.
Students said this is problematic because in March, some of them had protested against the Chemistry department head Ramesh Chandra, after allegations of sexual harassment were levelled against him by a teacher as well as students.
Admission under the sports quota is held through a fitness test and a trial. Some points are reserved for certificates. Starting this year, students have to upload three certificates during registration.
In a press conference called by the DU Teachers’ Association (DUTA), teachers said the move would result in privatisation of colleges and increase in fee, as well as deterioration of the quality of education.
A cross outside the chapel, on the grave of college founder Samuel Scott Allnut, was also said to have been defaced — with an ‘Om’ symbol drawn on it, along with the words ‘I’m going to hell’.Student union president Sai Aashirwad said he spotted the writing on Friday.
Teachers and students have spoken out against the move and said no such restriction can be imposed on higher education.
Complaints of sexual harassment by two Delhi University students this year have put the focus on Internal Complaints Committees, meant to address such concerns. But with insufficient student representation and scant regard for guidelines, many colleges are falling short of the mark. The Indian Express report
The survey showed that not even half of the respondents knew about the ICC in their college.
VBU results 2018: The university conducted these exams in the month of February. Result has also be released for BEd first semester examination (2017-2019). The result page is not opening at the moment. Students should maintain patience and try again after sometime.
It also issued a notice to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Ministry of Law and Justice, Bar Council of India, Delhi University and its Law Faculty, asking them to file their counter-affidavits on the issue in three weeks.