A piece by Dr. Prbhash Ranjan, Asst. Professor, SAU in The Hindu on July 28, 2014
The stand-off between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission reflected an ad-hoc, callous and arbitrary approach toward higher education in India
The deadlock between the University Grants Commission and Delhi University over the national education regulator’s directive to scrap the university’s four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) and replace it with the old three-year undergraduate programme has finally ended, but the episode left many students in the lurch. Had the stand-off been about the merits of the FYUP, things would have been different. Instead, it reflected an ad-hoc, callous and arbitrary approach toward higher education in India and showed the degree of derision with which we treat our universities and their decisions.
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