HRD panel recommends 4-yr UG guides for new education coverage

The debatable Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), which become scrapped in 2014, can also make a come again as a panel constituted with the aid of the HRD Ministry has encouraged the program among undergraduate courses reforms for the new National Education Policy. The ministry officials, but, maintained that the committee has submitted its draft and no final selection has been taken but.

The draft of the new National Education Policy (NEP), formulated by using a paneled through former ISRO leader K Kasturirangan, became exceeded over to HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. He took the fee because of the Union Human Resource Development minister on Friday.

The panel has encouraged the reintroduction of the 4-yr path as a part of the undergraduate reforms.

“Both three-12 months and four-year courses could be allowed to co-exist, but with a couple of exit and entry options. The 4-12 months program will provide for more rigor and allow college students to conduct research optionally,” the draft said. “Students will graduate with a four-year Liberal Arts Science Education Diploma with Honours, or may also graduate with a B Sc, BA, B Com or B Voc after finishing 3 years with an appropriate final touch of credits within their situation,” it said. The four-12 month’s program, the BLA or BLE inside the selected most important and minors will offer students the possibility to experience the overall variety of liberal arts training. The 3-12 months program will lead to a Bachelors diploma. Both programs may also result in a degree “with Research” if the scholar completes a rigorous studies challenge as particular by way of the Higher Education Institute (HEI). HEIs may also pick out to name their 3-year undergraduate diploma a Bachelor of Arts, or Science, or Vocation, or the perfect professional field, the draft report recommended.

The Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) delivered by the Delhi University under the regime of previous Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh turned into scrapped by using former HRD minister Smriti Irani.

The panel has additionally encouraged an overhaul of the instructor training device with the advent of the four yr program.

“Teacher practice for all faculty tiers will be offered simplest in multidisciplinary universities through a 4 12 months program, with the curricula and strategies being remodeled to deal with contemporary problems with trainer practice. “Institutions currently presenting the 2-year program will both transition to this mode or be phased out; no new year programs can be given recognition,” it said.

The current NEP changed into framed in 1986 and revised in 1992. A new education coverage changed into a part of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s manifesto ahead of the 2014 general election. Apart from Kasturirangan, the committee had 8 participants, together with mathematician Manjul Bhargava. The experts also took under consideration the report of a panel formed via former HRD minister Smriti Irani and headed with the aid of ex-cabinet secretary T S R Subramanian.