Admission process for UG, PG courses at Delhi University's School of Open Learning begins
In a notification, the university said admissions in UG courses being offered in SOL will only be based on Class 12 results
New Delhi: The application process for admission to undergraduate and post-graduate programmes at Delhi University’s School of Open Learning (SOL) began on Wednesday.
In a notification, the university said admissions in UG courses being offered in SOL will only be based on Class 12 results.
This is in contrast to the admission process at Delhi University’s constituent colleges where admissions starting this academic session are being conducted through Common University Entrance Test (CUET).
The last date of admission will be October 31.
The SOL is among the most sought-after institute for distance learning in the country. It provides a variety of courses to students.
In the previous academic year, 2021-2022, approximately five lakh students were enrolled across various disciplines, as per the officials.
From the academic session, 2022-23, all UG and PG admissions at SOL will be done in the Department of Distance and Continuing Education.
The varsity has established the Department of Distance and Continuing Education, Faculty of Open Learning and Open Learning Development Centre under the aegis of the Campus of Open Learning/School of Open Learning.
The department has also adopted Undergraduate Curriculum Framework 2022 under NEP – 2022.
It offers courses in arts, humanities and commerce and management merit streams of study at the undergraduate (UGCF 2022) as well as postgraduate levels.
Moreover, Delhi University on Monday launched six new courses in the School of Open Learning (SoL), with an aim to provide job-oriented programmes.
These six new courses are Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis), Bachelor of Management Studies, Bachelor of Arts-Economics (Hons), Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences, and Masters of Library and Information Sciences.
From this academic session, the undergraduate degree will be three or four years of graduation, with multiple exit options within this period, with appropriate certification/diploma, as per the prospectus.
The undergraduate programmes are Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis), Bachelor of Management Studies, Bachelor of Arts Programme, Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) English, Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Political Science, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Library and Information Science, Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) and Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Economics.
For postgraduate programmes, the department offers Master of Business Administration, Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Arts (Hindi), Master of Arts (History), Master of Arts (Political Science), Master of Arts (Sanskrit) and Master of Commerce.
If the income of the family is less than Rs 4 lakh annually, then up to 100 percent of the fee will be waived under the DU's Financial Support Scheme
The admissions of candidates will be auto-locked at 4 pm on 28 November and such candidates will not be allowed to withdraw their admissions
It is to be noted that the admission of all already admitted candidates have been locked and they will not be considered for any seat upgrades