‘Degree Online Services Telangana’ phase-2 over, lukewarm response to diploma publications

by Lionel Casey

HYDERABAD: There changed into been a lukewarm reaction to undergraduate admissions with the crowning glory of the second one phase of Degree Online Services Telangana (DOST) 2019.

While 70,153 students have exercised their web options within the first phase, in the second section handiest 31,790 authentications have been made.

This 12 months 3.Eight lakh seats are up for grabs in degrees schools throughout the State.

P Laxma Reddy, chairman, Association for Strengthening of Private Initiative in Rural Education (ASPIRE), blamed delay in Eamcet counselling for the terrible reaction.

“Students who have secured ranks in Eamcet received’t get their desire of course or university. And folks that need to take their selection after knowing what they may be being presented in engineering will sooner or later come to DOST. A big range of students have additionally regarded for supplementary exams and are looking ahead to their effects and will also move from MPC or BiPC to Commerce at diploma degree,” he brought.

In any case, Reddy stated that the overall occupancy of seats in degree colleges will no longer exceed 2 lakh, as was in DOST 2018.

“Even people who join the course, eight-10 according to cent of them drop out through the end of the first semester,” said G Nagaiah, president, Private Degree Colleges Association.

He delivered that it’s no longer simply admissions, the Telangana State Council of Higher Education is not interested in degree schooling.

Final year diploma college students have lost the opportunity to use in countrywide institutions because the diploma checks are nonetheless underway, he alleged.

Most institutions ask for provisional certificates through the start of July, he introduced.

“By making the admission technique on-line, the entire process need to be completed in a shorter time but right here exams are happening until June and the new session starts offevolved only in September and by that time PG admissions some other place inside the united states would close,” he said.

Prof R Limbadri, convenor of DOST and vice-chairman TSCHE, denied that there may be fall in numbers as compared to the previous years.

TSCHE to deliver uniformity in Under Graduate framework

The TSCHE meanwhile has decided to introduce a few adjustments from this instructional yr in a bid to make the UG publications extra applicable and in-line with the industry requirement.

CBCS might be revised this yr in conjunction with the creation new framework for the syllabus. “The total direction credits can be 150 phrases from the 2019-20 instructional years onwards for all BA, BCom and BSc courses. In the Grading device additionally we observed that a few have ninety-a hundred as A+ and other 80 – one hundred for the identical grade, making scaling of marks difficult,” explained Prof Limbadri.

Taking a step on this path OU, as an example, has determined to offer online guides via MOOCs in statistics technological know-how Artificial intelligence, laptop programming, or even smooth skills.

“The recognition became on bringing such changes within the curriculum that might useful resource students to get employment and lead them to industry ready,” said Prof Ramchandram, VC.

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