St. Stephen’s college, popular college of Delhi University has announced reservation of six seats for the candidate who opt for Urdu language. These seats were scattered over different courses and can consider it as a minor course from the 3rd semester or discipline course II.
In four year undergraduate program, 11 foundation courses are mandatory for every student comprising of modern Indian languages. Valson Thampu, principal of St. Stephen’s college said that this quota will attract good and faithful scholars who pursue this field. Persian, Urdu, philosophy and Sanskrit are the issues that are considered greatly from the starting time.
Currently, very few colleges of Delhi University offer Urdu at undergraduate level. Only seven taught Urdu consisting Kirori Mal, Satyawati and Zakir Husain (evening and morning) offers honours courses whereas other colleges only consider it as part of BA Course.