SFI, and other student activists protest against Metro Fare Hike in DU

https://www.facebook.com/sfi.delhi/videos/1857945054246460/ Activists of SFI, along with AISA, and DSU today protested outside the Vishwavidalaya Metro Station (DU North Campus) demanding a roll back of the hike in fares. “There is mayhem among people because of the hike. The government has to revoke the hike. And also publicise the report of Fare Fixation Committee that recommended [...]

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SFI takes out SADDA HAQ March in DU

Braving heavy spells of rain, an enthusiastic crowd of students assembled under the banner of SFI at the Arts Faculty Gate in North Campus. More than 150 students marched from Arts Faculty via law Faculty, Ramjas and KMC asserting their demands. Students met some minor resistance from the ABVP members in Ramjas and KMC. Students from different [...]

DU Admin plays shameless game with MPhil, PhD aspirants. Entrance through Viva Voice, No Bulletin !

Students' Federation of India Delhi State Committee 36, Canning Lane, Mandi House, New Delhi-01 Date-13-06-2017 The Delhi University administration in an arbitrary and shameful manner called for a press conference to announce the registration for M.Phil And PhD from the 12th of June without even releasing the information bulletin and proposed intake in both the [...]

Pen Down Strike & Public Meeting organised by DUTA

June 7: Pen Down Strike & Public Meeting. Faculty of Arts, 11AM - 2PM   Give us Time Machine! or Withdraw retrospective implementation of API & Count past adhoc services   Retrospective Implementation of API turns DU into zero promotion zone In response to the DUTA’s call for a Pen Down Strike today, teachers boycotted [...]

ABVP and its pretensions of Victimhood – Vikas Bhaduria

Rohith Vemula was framed and punished on fake injury claims by ABVP leader Susheel Kumar. Susheel claimed of pain in stomach after allegedly being beaten by Rohith Vemula and his friend. Later the medical report revealed that he had undergone treatment for acute appendicitis which was the cause of his stomach pain. In Najeeb's case, [...]

Autonomous Colleges: A Backdoor Means to Reduce Funding, Privatisation of Higher Education.

DU administration is aggressively pushing the agenda of autonomous colleges at the behest of UGC and the BJP government at centre. This policy offensive has its roots in the report of the Birla-Ambani committee during the NDA-I regime. We are reproducing an important article written by late Comrade Vijendra Sharma. Comrade Vijendra’s name is synonymous [...]

Institutional Patriarchy – DU Admin instructs Female Students to ‘Dress Properly’.

In a pathetic notice issued by the Department of Social Work under Delhi University, female students have been given instructions to "dress properly" while coming to the Common Room area. They have also been instructed to not indulge in any sort of "indecent behaviour". The announcement was preceded by IIT Delhi issuing a notice asking its [...]

Online tests for admission to DU masters and research courses. – SFI Statement

Why this is not a good idea and Why SFI opposes it? DU administration has decided to conduct online admission tests for admission to masters and research courses from this year. While earlier the tests used to be organized only in Delhi, they were held in 5 centres last year. Here, are the reasons why [...]

Delhi University Admissions: Key Points To Remember

Delhi University has junked a proposal to introduce entrance examination for admission to Under Graduate courses replacing the cut-off list system. The varsity’s Standing Committee on Admissions was earlier mulling admitting students through an entrance test rather than the existing criteria of cut-offs based on Class 12th results. To avoid last minute rush, Delhi University is [...]

How to Calculate Best of Four – DU UG Admissions

As the Delhi University admissions approach, there’re a lot of questions and doubts that arise in every applicant’s mind. Solving the confusion regarding the most important aspect of admissions,  i.e the calculation of best of four subjects, here are few elaborative guidelines on the same. The calculation of best of four percentages for various courses [...]