Underneath the brand new draft norms drawn up by the College Grants Fee (UGC), college students will be capable to get an undergraduate “Quick Observe” diploma after finishing 4 years as a substitute of three years.
The draft curriculum and credit score framework for four-year undergraduate applications, drawn up according to the nationwide schooling coverage, is more likely to be introduced on Monday.
“College students obtain a UG diploma in three years by finishing 120 credit (measured in educational hours) and an UG honors diploma in 4 years by finishing 160 credit.
“In the event that they wish to go into analysis, they must do a analysis undertaking of their four-year course. This may give them the honors of specialization in science,” the draft mentioned.
“College students who’re already enrolled and enrolled in a three-year UG program underneath the present Selection Primarily based Credit score System (CBCS) can enroll in a four-year undergraduate program (FYUP). The college could supply bridging programs (together with on-line) to allow them to switch to the prolonged program,” it added.
At present, college students obtain an honors diploma after finishing a three-year undergraduate program.
FYUP additionally permits a number of entry and exit choices for college kids. In the event that they go away earlier than three years, they’re allowed to rejoin inside three years of leaving and should full their diploma throughout the stipulated seven years.
The FYUP curriculum urged within the doc consists of main stream programs, minor stream programs, programs in different disciplines, language programs, ability programs and a set of programs on environmental schooling, understanding India, digital and expertise options, well being. and wellness, yoga schooling, and sports activities and health.
On the finish of the second semester, college students can determine whether or not to proceed within the chosen main or change majors.
College students even have the choice to go to UG with both a single or double main.
“To acquire a 3-/4-year UG diploma in a single main, a scholar should purchase no less than 50% of the credit within the main self-discipline,” the doc states.
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