RONO HILLS, Jun 10: The Rajiv Gandhi University has given its assent to the syllabi for the undergraduate (UG) courses under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) prepared by the Board of Undergraduate Studies (BUGS) of respective departments.
This approval came during the RGU-conducted meetings of statutory bodies – the Academic Council and the Executive Council on 8th and 10th June respectively on blended mode. Many significant issues were deliberated upon and decisions were taken in the meetings.
It may be mentioned that the CBCS shall replace the existing curriculum at the undergraduate level, which shall be implemented from the forthcoming academic session (2021-22). In view of Covid-19 Pandemic and the interest of the prospective candidates for pursuing various PG and UG courses, the university has increased the intake capacity in various departments and disciplines for the ensuing academic session.
Despite Covid-19 situation, the interviews for promotion of the faculty members to various positions under Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) were held in the early part of May last. The Executive Council has approved the recommendations of Selection Committees and Screening-cum-Evaluation Committees. Altogether, six Professors, 10 Associate Professors, 17 Assistant Professors and one Assistant Librarian have been promoted as per the UGC guidelines. The Academic Council has also given approval for temporary affiliation of seven colleges, as per the recommendations of the Inspection Committees.
The meeting also resolved to submit a viable proposal for the establishment of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) in the University Campus for the benefit of the university community and its adjoining population.
Chairing the meetings, RGU Vice Chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha enlightened the esteemed members that despite severe Covid-19 Pandemic, the university is moving forward with all its normal activities including academics and examinations smoothly on online/blended mode.
He opined that life must go on while adhering to Covid-19 appropriate behavior and everyone must exhibit utmost sincerity and dedication for the overall interest of the university, state and the nation.