UGC Draft on NEP: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has prepared a draft curriculum and credit framework for college students studying under the new education policy. According to the draft UGC norms on postgraduate courses, students pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree may be allowed to pursue one-year post graduation studies.
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With this all PG students will be able to change subjects or switch to offline, distance, online, hybrid and other alternative modes of learning. This draft prepared for PG courses will soon be placed in the public domain.
As per the recommendations made in the new National Education Policy (NEP), there can be a one-year Master’s program for students who have completed a four-year undergraduate program in Hons/(Honours with Research).
“A student is eligible for a Master’s program in a subject corresponding to the major or minor discipline in the UG programme. In this case, the University may admit students to the Master’s program on the basis of the student’s performance in the UG program or through an entrance examination. Could.
The draft norms state, “However, irrespective of the Major or Minor subjects chosen by a student in the UG programme, a student is eligible for admission to any of the subjects of the Master’s programs if the student has a national level or university degree in the discipline of the Master’s programme. Passes the level entrance examination.”
Additionally, the Commission has permitted students who have completed four-year UG, three-year UG, two-year PG or five-year integrated program (UG PG) in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects to pursue admission in ME, M.Tech and allied fields. It has been proposed to make eligible for.
Students in the two-year PG program will also have the option to exit after completing the first year of study. In this situation the student will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma.