The Jawaharlal Nehru University on Thursday shaped a committee to deliberate upon measures needed for the implementation of the brand new National Education Policy (NEP), together with the introduction of four-year undergraduate programmes.
The determination was taken on the Academic Council assembly of the varsity.
“The council deliberated upon some of the major issues at hand in the implementation of NEP including the possibility of converting the existing three-year BA programme courses into four-year programmes, starting new four-year undergraduate programmes and offering master’s level programmes in online mode on subjects which do not require lab or experimental work,” JNU Rector Chintamani Mahapatra mentioned.
“Strengthening further the inclusive policy of the university to provide better opportunities for students coming from socially and economically disadvantaged sections, increasing the intake of international students and promoting innovation and entrepreneurship among students and faculty members,” he added.
The committee may even look into different facets of NEP-2020 that are related to a research-oriented college like JNU,” Mahapatra mentioned.
He mentioned the Academic Council additionally determined to set up a Special Centre for Systems Medicine (SCSM) within the college.
Systems Medicine is an strategy to perceive the complexity of the interactions of all of the molecular and mobile determinants concerned within the pathophysiology of a illness.
“This proposed centre would serve as a national hub for the development of India specific clinical and molecular data and its application in the area of systems medicine,” the JNU rector mentioned.
“This proposed centre would serve as a national hub for the development of India specific clinical and molecular data and its application in the area of systems medicine,” he mentioned.