Delhi University set to restart Four-Year FYUP programme under NEP, discussions on

A committee formed under the chairmanship of Professor Vivek Suneja to carry out the implementation of the NEP 2020 at Delhi University. According to the sources, DU is looking forward to re-implement Four-year undergraduate programme or FYUP from session 2021-22.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 22, 2021 18:34 IST
Delhi University set to restart Four-Year FYUP programme under NEP, discussions on
Delhi University Admission 2021-22- FYUP- Photo- For Representation

DU Admission 2021: The University of Delhi is all set to roll-out once again its four-year undergraduate programme or FYUP from 2021-22 session. Following the New Education Policy 2020 or NEP20, the University has decided to offer FYUP with multiple exit options. It has been seven years when Delhi University launched the FYUP programme which later scrapped after a year following the protests.

According to the sources, the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) to be reintroduced at Delhi University from the 2021-22 academic session. With the multiple exit options, as prescribed in NEP-20 the student who enrols in FYUP programme will be given a qualification (Certificate/Diploma/Degree) according to the number of years he/she spends at the Delhi University.

Delhi Univesity had implemented Four-Year Under Graduate Programme in 2013 when Professor Dinesh Singh was the Vice-Chancellor of the University, but the programme was junked a year later by the then HRD Ministry. The decision was taken in view of the protests led by the Student unions and teachers in 2013-14.

According to a report published in ThePrint, once again the FYUP programme is set to return to DU as a part of the new National Education Policy (NEP). A committee formed under the chairmanship of Professor Vivek Suneja to carry out the implementation of the NEP 2020 in Delhi University, is discussing on the reintroducing of FYUP.

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After the NEP introduced and FYUP is implemented, the students will have multiple exit options and will be given a qualification according to the number of years a student spends at the university - a certificate in one year, a diploma in two, a three-year degree, or a four-year undergraduate degree if he/she completes the course.

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