Delhi University is all set to start its new session for 2014-15 from 21 July 2014 onwards for the undergraduate courses. The University has asked all the 63 colleges under it to be ready with the timetables of all courses a week before to avoid inconvenience.
This year, D.U admitted around 60,000 students for the undergraduate courses for the academic year 2014-15. The time table and the details of all the courses have been put up on the respective college portals. The proceedings geared up after they received the letter from DU vice-chancellor Dinesh Singh to put up with the course details as soon as possible.
The University is also organizing an orientation programme on Sunday to help the freshers to know about the courses. The orientation programmes have briefed descriptions about the course, time tables and the rules and regulations.
Delhi University faced various criticisms and also witnessed several ups and downs this year. Controversies surrounding the roll-back of FYUP method to Vice-Chancellor’s resignation, it created news every alternate day. Not only is this, but the commencement of the new session even facing criticism from Delhi University's Teachers Association (DUTA) for hurriedly proceeding with the start up of the session. As per DUTA president Nandita Narain, "After sleeping over the restructuring of courses for the 2013 FYUP batch since the 'rollback' announced by him on 27th June, the VC finally called a meeting of the Academic Council to finalize courses just two days before the new session."