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IGNOU is likely to start four online courses from July including MA in Hindi

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New Delhi: IGNOU is likely to start four online courses from July even as the varsity has identified 85 online programmes.

The varsity will start MA in Hindi and three certificate programmes after receiving approval from the University Grants Commission.

 

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Indira Gandhi National Open University’s (IGNOU) vice-chancellor Professor Nageshwar Rao said.

The open university has submitted a proposal to the UGC and is awaiting their confirmation. Other universities have also submitted proposals to the UGC.

 

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The varsity has established a centre for online education and the centre has identified 85 online programmes, including 46 undergraduate/postgraduate certificate, 22 diploma/post graduate diploma, two undergraduate, six postgraduate and four awareness/refresher/appreciation programmes to be launched online.

 

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Measures for capacity building of faculty, conversion of regular to online mode and identification of e-counsellors and evaluators are being initiated accordingly.

The varsity had online courses around 2011 but they were discontinued.

 

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Jamia Millia Islamia for first time in history gets its woman vice-chancellor

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New Delhi: Professor Najma Akhtar was Thursday appointed as the first woman vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, making her the first woman to hold the charge.

 

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In exercise of powers conferred under Statutes of Jamia Millia Islamia Act, 1988, the President of India, in his capacity as the Visitor of the JMI, has been pleased to appoint Prof Najma Akhtar, NIEPA, New Delhi as the vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, for a period of five years, an official order said.

 

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The other persons, who were shortlisted by the government for the post were S M Ishtiaque of IIT-Delhi and Furqan Qamar, currently the secretary-general of Association of Universities.

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla is the chancellor of the varsity.

The varsity had been functioning without a VC after Talat Ahmad resigned from the post last year to join as the head of Kashmir University.

 

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