New Delhi: In a bid to bring harmony across semesters, Delhi University has announced that classes for all programs will certainly start on August 16. The coronavirus pandemic had disturbed the academic schedule at the varsity which caused a break of few days or no break throughout universities. It also impacted the uniformity of semesters as courses for various years were beginning at various times
Teachers had also been requiring one-month obligatory breaks as “continuous working was influencing their psychological health”, the varsity claimed.
In a notification issued on Wednesday, Delhi University (DU) stated it has modified previous alerts to give results to a uniform academic calendar.
It stated summer getaway for term I and II will certainly begin on April 29 as well as August 15, respectively, while for semesters III and IV, the holiday began from May 30 to August 15.
The summer season trip for V, VI, VII, and also VIII semesters started on May 27, as well as the classes will begin on August 16.
Educators have valued the step, stating scattered semesters were causing problems for educators in addition to students.
“As all of us know the spread semesters were causing many concerns in all universities, both for pupils and also educators. The National Democratic Teachers’ Front (NDTF) had been constantly increasing the demand to undo this anomaly. The college has ultimately approved the reasoning and now all semesters will start from August 16. So July 21 to August 15 will certainly prevail summertime break for all,” Luke Khanna stated.