NEW DELHI: Days, after UGC allowed universities to chart out their plans for academics and exam-related issues, the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU), has constituted a Students Committee For Recommendations And Examination (SCRAE) to debate, among other issues, the mode of examination.
The committee will discuss the study material availability, teaching methodology and also the academic calendar. A summary of the discussion is going to be submitted as part of recommendations to the Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University along with the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
"There are multiple issues like a disruption in the learning process as well as in the terminal semester examinations due to the closure of the University of Delhi amid the coronavirus pandemic and therefore the national lockdown. SCRAE will put out students' recommendations on issues like entrance exam, date of form release also because the period of conducting the entrances among others," DUSU President Akshit Dahiya said.
Dahiya also will head the committee alongside 14 other student representatives of the University, including the DUSU Vice-President and DUSU Joint Secretary.
The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) has had a long history of political activity by the students. Many office bearers from the union have gone on to hold public office at the national, state and local level. As per the information available from 2019, around 52 Delhi University colleges and faculties are affiliated to DUSU.