Semester system will be implemented in undergraduate and postgraduate courses from Uttarakhand Open University (UOU) from session 2020-21. Preparations have been started after getting the green signal on the issue in the Open University meeting. Currently, about 70 thousand students are studying in Uttarakhand Open University.
The UGC (University Grants Commission) has issued orders to implement the semester system in all courses from the session 2020-21 in all open universities operating on ODL (Open and Distance Education System) across the country. Discussion was going on in Uttarakhand Open University for the last several days about this imperative of UGC. In this regard, The proposal to implement the semester system was approved in a meeting chaired by Prof. OPS Negi, Vice Chancellor in Open University .
Director Academic Prof. RC Mishra, citing UGC’s letter, explained the imperative of implementing the semester system. During this, Director Prof. HP Shukla, Director Prof. Girija Shankar Pandey, Director Science and Examination Controller Prof. PD Pant, were present.