DU begins admissions to four-year undergrad course

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Admissions to Delhi University’s (DU) four-year undergraduate course being launched from this academic session will begin from Wednesday June 5 and the admission process would be a smooth affair, said a varsity official.

The university witnessed vociferous protests against the four-year undergraduate course over the past few weeks. However, the slogan-shouting and rallies were absent Tuesday.

Prof. Avinashi Kapoor, DU joint dean, students welfares, South Campus, told IANS: “I do not think there would be any problem because of the four-year course structure introduced. It should be smooth and fair transition.”

There were reports that due to the four-year undergraduate course, the English and the journalism entrance examination papers had been cancelled.

Authorities at Lady Shri Ram College for women, one of the five DU colleges which has journalism course, declined to say whether the entrance papers had been cancelled.

DU has changed its three-year undergraduate course to four years, making it compulsory for students to study 11 foundation courses during the first two years.

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