New Delhi: After the admissions are over, Delhi University has now taken a step further towards implementing the semester system in the remaining courses. The DU Executive Council (EC) has given a nod to the decision taken by Academic Council on semesterisation of all the remaining courses.

In the meeting on Saturday, the University Development Fund for the session 2012-2013, has been increased from Rs 300 to Rs 600 per student.

Dr Deepak Malhotra, a member of EC and Principal of Dayal Singh College said, “Academic Council (AC) had approved the semesterised syllabi of all the remaining courses in the annual mode. Later, the EC while giving its nod has implemented the semester system for all the remaining courses.”

The AC meeting which continued for over 10 hours has approved the semester system in the graduate courses namely Political Science, English, Economics, History, Social Work and BSc Biological Sciences.
The same system has also been approved for syllabi of graduate courses in the foreign languages – German, French, Spanish and Italian.   

Malhotra said the syllabus of BA (Hons) History and Economics is still incomplete. 

DU Vice Chancellor, Prof Dinesh Singh and EC have given the extension of three months and cleared that the Department of History and Economics have to submit the complete syllabus within the extended period.”

(JPN/Bureau)