DU Admission 2024: Admission in DU should not be done through CUET, letter sent to VC- the calendar has gone haywire

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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Delhi University Admission 2024 Latest Updates: Delhi University teachers have demanded from the DU Vice Chancellor that DU's admission process be separated from the Common University Entrance Test (CUET). A letter has been written to Vice Chancellor Prof Yogesh Singh in this regard. Teachers say that the result of CUET has not been released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) so far. Many irregularities have come to light in the conduct of CUET in the last three years. Due to which the DU session is getting delayed and both students and teachers are facing problems.

'DU's old admission process should be restored'

INTACH (I) has raised the issue of NTA not releasing the CUET 2024 result till now and the disruption caused to DU's academic calendar due to this. INTACH (I) University Court member YS Mathur, Academic Council member LS Chaudhary, Executive Council member Ravindra Kumar Singh, Delhi University Teachers' Association vice-president Sudhanshu Kumar have written a letter to the Vice Chancellor demanding separation from CUET.

INTACH (I) president Ashwani Shankar said that DU's old system should be restored in place of the CUET admission process, which had credibility and reliability across the country. Sudhanshu Kumar said that ever since CUET scores have been made the basis for UG, PG admissions, there have been continuous irregularities in the regular session of the university. The admission process which used to be completed by July now goes on till October-November.

Teachers said that getting admission in DU is the dream of the youth of the whole country. Today, due to this delay, seats remain vacant. This is not only tarnishing the reputation of the university, but also wasting the resources of the country.

DU Academic Calendar 2024-25: Classes to begin from August 1

DU has said in its academic calendar 2024-25 that classes will start from August 1. However, the answer key of CUET 2024 has not come yet. According to this, even if the session starts from August 1, very few students will be able to get admission by then. Before CUET, classes used to start in mid-July. According to the calendar, the mid-semester break will be from October 27 to November 3. Exams will be held in December, winter break will be from December 29 to January 1.

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