Thampu has claimed less than 30 per cent of the faculty were present for the meeting and no decision was taken or resolution adopted with regard to the changes proposed.
The protesters have been demanding the implementation of Section 33 of the Delhi University Act, 1922.
The seminar, whose final report will be sent to HRD minister Smriti Irani, will also have educationist Dinanath Batra delivering the keynote lecture on changes required in education.
The order was passed in connection with the complaint filed against Irani for allegedly giving false information in affidavits to EC.
To be offered at the MSc and PhD levels, the course is likely to begin next year. DU’s cluster innovation centre (CIC) will run the course in partnership with 12 other departments.
The university’s media co-ordinator Malay Neerav confirmed the news saying, “The pro V-C Sudhish Pachauri will take over as the officiating V-C from October 29”.
He said the programme was a “well thought-out experiment”, one that he and his team was convinced would be good “not just to the university, but to the larger context of education”.
Woman, a British citizen, has applied for visa extension.
The university had to withdraw the programme after it triggered massive protests from students and professors.
DU authorities have now nominated former UPSC chairman D P Agarwal to replace Kasturirangan.
D P Agrawal will be Delhi University’s new nominee for the search-cum-selection panel in charge of selecting the new vice-chancellor.
Kasturirangan – who was earlier part of the selection panel – was dropped recently when his “conflict of interest” came to the fore because of him being an honourary professor of the university.
Police refused to comment on whether they had found beef on the protesters.
Now, three months after its implementation, their apprehensions seem to have been realised as there have been very few takers for the language.
While studying the subject was compulsory in DU colleges in form of either a credit course or a qualifying course, the students have an option of not pursuing it after the CBCS was rolled out.