‘Degree Online Services Telangana’ section-2 over, lukewarm reaction to degree courses

by Micheal Quinn

HYDERABAD: There changed into been a lukewarm response to undergraduate admissions with the completion of the second section of Degree Online Services Telangana (DOST) 2019. While 70,153 college students have exercised their web alternatives within the first phase, inside the 2nd segment simplest 31,790 authentications were made.

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This 12 months 3.8 lakh seats are up for grabs in levels faculties across the State. P Laxma Reddy, the chairman of, Association for Strengthening of Private Initiative in Rural Education (ASPIRE), blamed put off in Eamcet counseling for the negative reaction. “Students who have secured ranks in Eamcet won’t get their preference of course or university. And those who want to make their decision after knowing what they’re being supplied in engineering will subsequently come to DOST. A huge wide variety of students have additionally regarded for supplementary exams and are awaiting their consequences and will also flow from MPC or BiPC to Commerce at diploma degree,” he delivered.

In any case, Reddy said that the entire occupancy of seats in degree faculties would no longer exceed 2 lakh, as was in DOST 2018. “Even folks that be part of the path, 8-10 in line with cent of them drop out through the stop of the first semester,” stated G Nagaiah, president, Private Degree Colleges Association. He delivered that it’s now not simply admissions; the Telangana State Council of Higher Education isn’t inquisitive about degree education. Final yr diploma college students have lost the possibility to apply in countrywide institutions because the degree checks are nevertheless underway, he alleged.

Most institutions ask for provisional certificates by the beginning of July, he brought. “By making the admission manner on-line, the whole procedure must be completed in a shorter time; however, right here checks are going on until June, and the new consultation starts simplest in September and using that time PG admissions somewhere else in the united states of America could near,” he stated. Prof R Limbadri, convenor of DOST and vice-chairman TSCHE, denied a fall in numbers compared to the previous years.

TSCHE to convey uniformity in Under Graduate framework

The TSCHE, meanwhile, has determined to introduce a few adjustments from this instructional 12 months in a bid to make the UG publications greater relevant and in-line with the industry requirement. CBCS might be revised this 12 months, along with the introduction new framework for the syllabus. “The total course credit might be a hundred and fifty phrases from the 2019-20 instructional years onwards for all BA, BCom, and BSc courses. In the Grading machine additionally, we determined that some have 90-100 as A+ and different 80 – 100 for the identical grade, making scaling of marks tough,” explained Prof Lombardi.

Taking a step in this course, OU, for example, has decided to provide online publications thru MOOCs in records science, Artificial intelligence, pc programming, and even gentle abilities. “The attention turned into on bringing such modifications inside the curriculum that might resource students to get employment and lead them to enterprise prepared,” stated Prof Ramchandram, VC.

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