October 2, 2022

Metropolis-based diploma faculties have been requested to advance the date for graduation of lessons from October 21 to October 12. Nevertheless, per week earlier than the graduation of lessons, many faculties are but to get the syllabus that has been chalked out as per the Nationwide Schooling Coverage (NEP).

On Tuesday, Bengaluru Metropolis College despatched a round to all its affiliated faculties that UG lessons for the primary, third and fifth semesters ought to start on October 12. Whereas third and fifth semester college students will observe the outdated syllabus, the syllabus for the first semester college students shall be as per NEP. The Board of Research of the respective colleges is within the technique of finalising the syllabus.

However lecturers are frightened that they don’t have enough time to acquaint themselves with the brand new syllabus. A senior official of a authorities diploma faculty within the metropolis stated that the lecturers had been anxious about the way to educate as per the brand new syllabus. “What’s making issues worse is that they haven’t even received the copy of the syllabus earlier than the graduation of lessons,” the official stated.

A pupil who was enrolled in a personal diploma faculty for the Bachelors in Arts programme stated, “We’re glad that the NEP is bringing about reforms within the schooling sector and is making it extra student-friendly. Nevertheless, we wished the lecturers to be educated and familiarised with the syllabus earlier than our lessons. There’s already a major delay within the educational 12 months and we don’t need to have lessons the place lecturers are usually not conscious of the modifications.”

A lecturer of a well-liked faculty stated that a bit of little bit of planning, and conducting workshops earlier than lessons started would have helped them acquire confidence in conducting lessons.

Lingaraja Gandhi, Vice-Chancellor, Bengaluru Metropolis College, stated the varsity would publish the syllabus shortly on their web site. “We additionally plan to have a one-week induction programme for lecturers from October 13 and all of them shall be educated on the way to educate as per the brand new syllabus, holding in thoughts the rules of NEP,” he stated.

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