On Tuesday, hundreds of students were forced to send scans of their answer sheets by email to varsity authorities, after facing issues with uploading them on the exam portal. Several students alleged the server crashed minutes before the submission deadline.
This is the first-ever in the history of the university that students are being asked to write their names. Why were University roll numbers not enough? Students fear victimisation, said the academic council member.
Some students said they missed the deadline for submitting their answer sheets due to connectivity or server issues, and were unsure of if their submissions would be considered. Many visually impaired students did not write their exams.
“Delhi University may take appropriate necessary action against the plagiarist based on the Report of the Committee appointed by it. I fervently hope that the University will be pleased to render justice to me for the violation of my intellectual property right,” Khan said.
Apoorvanand was summoned for questioning as the Special Cell (New Delhi Range) claimed to have found links with the students’ outfit, Pinjra Tod, and with a WhatsApp group called the ‘Delhi Protests Support Group (DPSG)’.
Kishore, a resident of East of Kailash, completed schooling from Birla Vidya Niketan in Pushp Vihar before joining St Stephen’s College for BA in Economics. He completed MA in Economics from Delhi School of Economics.
JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said the funds should be utilised for the “construction of hostels for students and researchers of School of Engineering and Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship."
The Students’ Union Society has written to the principal asking for the decision to be revoked, arguing that most students had returned to their hometowns and would have to risk their health by travelling during the Covid-19 pandemic.
JNU Vice Chancellor Professor M Jagadesh Kumar said, “If JNU has to become one of the top universities in the world, in addition to creating a good research infrastructure, it is also important to create an enabling ecosystem in the university by introducing efficient administrative and academic procedures."
On the other hand, anger against the Delhi government is growing among teachers over the delay in releasing grants for 12 colleges fully funded by the Delhi government, as a result of which many have not received salaries since May.
Earlier, university had decided to hold sports quota admission through government-approved certificates. Since these certificates do not exist for ECA categories such as dance, theatre, music, etc, the decision was taken to scrap it altogether. Aspirants would be marked out of 100, depending on various factors, including whether they have received training and for how long, whether they have participated in competitions and at which level.
Among them is Tushar Upadhyay, a commerce student of the School of Excellence at Kalkaji. While most students take tuitions to score well in their class XII board exams, the 17-year-old prepared by giving tuitions.
Entry to all monuments in Delhi is available through e-ticketing. Hand sanitisers are installed at the entry gates and thermal temperature is measured before visitors are allowed inside. Masks are mandatory.
DU admission 2020: The admission process will begin from July 7. The candidates can apply through the website- ststephens.edu. For admission to Stephen's, 85 per cent weightage is given for class 12 marks and 15 per cent weightage is given for both written test and interviews. However, this year with the written test done away with, the entire 15 per cent weightage would be for interviews.