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Central University of Jharkhand to implement NEP from this year

Ranchi: The Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ) initiated steps to implement the National Education Policy (NEP-2020) in entirety in all programs and courses with multiple entry and exit systems from this year (2022).

The varsity announced in a statement here stating that measures to establish national level R&D cell has been initiated.

“New statutory positions have been proposed and created. Different ordinances and regulations related to Multiple Entry and Exit System (MEES) in University courses as envisaged in National Education Policy- 2020, multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary process, UGC SWAYAM Regulations for credit transfer, UGC Guidelines on Apprenticeship / Internship Embedded degree programme, UGC Learning Outcome based Curriculum Framework (LOCF), and the draft Policy for MoU (Collaboration Policy Guidelines) have been approved for implementation,” it said, adding that they are also putting special emphasis to enhance Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER).  

About its future plans, university stated that it is the state of expansion as it is planning to open many new departments including Departments of History, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Statistics, Sanskrit and Translation Studies. In the 20th Academic Council Meeting held in October, resolutions have already been taken in this regard.

“The proposal will be sent to the UGC for further approval,” it said, adding that the unanimous approval of opening Centre for Environment, Society and Governance for Sustainable Development, & Centre for Innovation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development in the University were other major highlights of the recently held AC Meeting.

“The AC meeting also unanimously approved new draft policy of Ph.D.; draft policy of MoU collaboration with other national and international higher educational institutions, draft policy of research and development in the University, consultancy rules and policy for intellectual property rights,” it said.