DU okays new promotion guidelines amid protests by teachers – ThePrint – PTIFeed

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) The tutorial council of the Delhi College unanimously handed new rules for promotion of academics of its departments and centres with some modifications on Thursday.

“The promotion pointers for academics of departments/centres of the College of Delhi have been accepted with some modifications,” an official mentioned.

The brand new pointers for promotions have been opposed by totally different academics teams’ and unbiased activists.

The council assembly was stalled briefly when it began amid protest by the academics’ representatives over the proposed guidelines for promotions of division academics.

The assembly was adjourned by Vice Chancellor Yogesh Singh as some representatives jumped to the properly of the corridor in the course of the Zero Hour to register their protest towards the change within the guidelines.

Underneath the proposed guidelines, to be eligible for promotion to totally different ranges of assistant professorship, the applying will need to have a specified minimal variety of publication within the Scopus Index journal. The brand new rule additionally mandates publication in UGC care listed journal.

This standards mandate was not included within the UGC 2018 rules for promotions of college academics.

The Delhi College Academics’ Affiliation (DUTA) opposed the proposal saying it’s discriminatory for these becoming a member of after July 1, 2024.

“The proposed adjustments create a discrimination between these academics who’re promoted based on the UGC rules as those that will probably be eligible for the brand new rules after 1.7.2024,” the academics’ physique mentioned in a press release.

Members of the Left-affiliated Democratic Academics’ Entrance (DTF) submitted a dissent be aware over the adjustments within the promotion guidelines condemning its passing within the assembly.

The AC members additionally raised points associated to displacement of ad-hoc academics, delay in releasing wage of academics and pension of retired academics, granting of maternity depart to ad-hoc workers, amongst different issues. PTI SJJ CK

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