DU admission 2017: The university eventually issued an advisory to principals around 3 pm, asking them to admit students on the basis of a provisional marksheet, provided they submit their original marksheet within 10 days.
Two suicide-related incidents this year prompt move. On May 30, PhD scholar Manjula Devak was found hanging in her room. The IIT Director, however, had said cited “personal problems” as the reason. In March, a first year student had allegedly jumped from the hostel building, but survived. Some peers had alleged it was due to academic stress.
Rector Chintamani Mahapatra said the recommendations — submitted by a panel set up by the V-C — had been “approved by the competent authority” and that they would be tabled in the Standing Committee for Admissions.
The PhD scholar from Jawaharlal Nehru University is now more focussed than ever to realise her dream of doing “social work and touching people’s lives”. Originally from Pali in Marwar, Rajasthan, Ummul Kher’s family shifted to Delhi when she was five.
Around 15 students, led by Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) cultural secretary Romjir Rakshap, were detained from near Bihar Bhawan while they were trying to bypass barricades on their way to the embassy.
Although DU’s Admission Committee has decided April 20 as the day to begin admissions, sources said the university was not prepared to start on the decided date and the process would most likely be pushed forward by a few days.