The Indian Express spoke to three transgender students who have taken admission in various courses in IGNOU about their lives before this historic change in admission procedure and how they think their lives will change.
The idea of showcasing a military tank to “instill nationalism” was first brought up in the aftermath of the February 9, 2016 event on campus, where the alleged raising of anti-India slogans led to students being arrested for sedition.
While teacher representatives who were present in the meeting said the Chairman promised that evening college classes wouldn't be held in the morning in the current session, DSC (Evening) principal said classes would begin as soon as minutes of the Executive Council (EC) meeting – where the final approval for conversion was given – reach the college
For them the first day of college was not only about getting familiar with the space but also about learning a new language, adjusting to food habits, people and managing studies alongside work.
DU officials did not respond to calls by The Indian Express seeking a comment on the issue. College president Deepanshu Lohia, from the ABVP, however, claimed there was no violence.
Around 50 students, led by the former DUSU president Satender Awana and current DUSU president Amit Tanwar from ABVP, allegedly barged into the university conference centre around noon and started misbehaving, DU officials said
President Pranab Mukherjee reflected back on India’s ancient history and said it had a “dominant role in higher learning” which had eroded over the years
While the principal of the college, R P Rustagi, said he was given zero because he never attended classes, the student, Pradeep Phogat, has alleged that he was being discriminated against because he was “politically active” and was from the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).
The courses will target international students. ISA is an international alliance of 120 ‘sunshine countries’ (abundant in sunlight) with a focus on solar power utilisation.
Backed by women activists from the All India Democratic Women's Association, the students have decided to continue their campaign of sending sanitary napkins with messages to Jaitley till July 14. It is being undertaken in other states and cities as well.
The administration has decided to install the statue to give the university a “more pleasing look”.
The faculty members, who did not wish to be named, have also written to the IIMC chairperson alleging that longstanding academic and administrative issues were not being discussed by the administration.
DU admissions 2017: The cut-off still remains above 90% in popular colleges, with a drop ranging from 0.25-1.5 percentage points from the second list.
Commerce students from outside NCT will now require 100 per cent marks to get admission in BA (Hons) with a major in History, Psychology and Sociology. Similarly, those from Science background from outside NCT will need the perfect score for BA (Hons) with a major in Sociology.
Clearing the NET is an essential qualification if someone wants to become an Assistant Professor or get into research. While NET is generally held twice a year, this year, the July round has been skipped, and instead, a single exam is being held in November.
Even among the 50—odd admissions, most are from the minority community as the college reserves seats for Sikhs. “Most admissions are expected to take place after the third cut-off is released.
The university’s regional centre at Kochi had recently conducted a special orientation programme for transgender students. Kumar said the document proof was being asked for only to keep away impostors.
According to students, while the marksheet issued for the fifth semester results showed they had passed the practicals, the final marksheet released on June 25 showed they had failed.
In fact, many sought after courses and colleges closed applications after filling up the seats with the first cut-off itself — as is the case in Hindu College and LSR College this year.
Hashmi returned her award to NCM director T M Skaria on Tuesday, along with a letter to the commission members, saying that she was returning the award because the NCM had “lost all its credibility”.
On the basis of the first cut-off, applicants have until 2 pm on Thursday to pay the fee. Failure to do so will lead to cancellation of admission.
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.
Khalsa College declares hightest cut-off across most streams, some subjects see marginal dip.
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.
Delhi’s first ‘Human Library’ managed to catch people's fancy on the day of its inauguration.
Student union representatives and several teachers have alleged that they were “heckled” by certain faculty members at an Academic Council (AC) meeting of JNU.
DSC (Evening) has suggested that upon conversion, the college be named after Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya.
Another 2,400 institutions have been sent a letter commending them for successfully carrying out digitisation on their campus
Saitya Brata Das, who teaches at the Centre for English Studies, alleged his “different caste (Das is a Dalit)” or differing “political views” may be behind the decision.
His aim is to “focus on the basics” and make sure that “he does the simple questions quickly and accurately,” so that he “has more time to focus on the difficult ones”.
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.
If approved by the Academic and Executive Councils (AC & EC), the decisions will come into effect from the current academic year.
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Students of Jamia Millia Islamia meanwhile protested against the presence of Indresh Kumar at an iftaar party at the university
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.
The students’ academic process has also been blocked till they comply with the punishment. However, they have been given the option to appeal against the punishment to the vice-chancellor.