New Delhi, 16 February 2022: Some of the Delhi university (DU) colleges are planning to hold classes in hybrid mode, giving students the option to choose from their preferred mode. This is in line with the upcoming exams for first-year DU students, which are scheduled for the next month (March, 2022).
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DU Hybrid Mode Classes: List of Colleges Conducting Hybrid Classes
- Miranda House
- Rajdhani college
- Aryabhatta college
- Hansraj college
DU Hybrid Mode Classes: Details
- DU colleges have received maximum requests from students for offline classes as the online exams last only for 20 days.
- There will not be any pressure on students to attend classes and the colleges will ensure that students can be provided recorded lectures online.
- The colleges are thinking about solutions like providing lectures online and technical support to students.
- Delhi University colleges were closed in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The university had given a nod to the resumption of practical sessions in February 2021. However, after the emergence of COVID-19 second wave, classes were again suspended in March 2021.
- In September 2021, the university allowed final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students to return to campus. However, the overall attendance was very low.
DU Protests: Details
Few days back, student organizations like the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) are in the process of staging protests to demand the reopening of the Delhi University (DU), after the Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s (DDMA) gave a nod to resume offline teaching in higher educational institutions from 7 February 2022. However, DU’s Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh stated that if the DDMA allows 100 per cent seating capacity, they will surely reopen the campus.
- The DDMA has decided to reopen higher educational institutions and coaching centers, along with schools for Classes 9-12, from 8 February 2022.
- Over 400 students took part in the “gherao”. The protests were also joined by other student organizations like the All India Students Association (AISA).
- Over 53 departments across the university observed a complete boycott of online classes and demanded the resumption of offline classes.