The huge transformation in the sector of higher education all around the country, Delhi Technological University (DTU) has decided to reshape its academic programmes and curriculum so that it could meet the international level and global demands aptly.
Welcoming the 75th batch of students Vice Chancellor Pradeep Kumar of DTU said, “Wherever there are opportunities there are challenges. Higher education is going through rapid and dramatic transformation. While technology is influencing the work phenomenon, traditional intellectual fields are shifting and converging and hence public expectations as well as global demands of higher education are intensive.”
For the current academic session there is inclusion of new methodology in teaching of undergraduate students by the university. There would be continuous evaluation of the students and emphasis would be given on their development of analytical and professional skills rather than looking after only at the academic growth. The motif of the new curriculum would be to tailor made the students to face the challenges globally with intellectuality.
To meet these challenges DTU has taken several initiatives for restructuring and strengthening its academic programmes and curriculum. Introduction of grading system which will be followed from current academic year. The new curriculum includes right combination of foundation courses and departmental electives which are reflective of new methodology in undergraduate teaching which focuses on continuous evaluation.
DTU offers courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, PhD and MBA and contains fourteen academic departments which emphasizes on science & technological education and research. It was formerly named as Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) and is a premiere technological university in Delhi. Based on JEE ranks this year, almost 1,547 students have taken admission to the various courses under the university. The university offers 22 M.Tech programs and almost 400 students have taken up to these courses through GATE scores. Almost 70 students have roped themselves in through their CAT score s in the MBA program as well.