Delhi Technological University launches five-year integrated BSc, MSc programmes in five subjects

A statement by the university said that the objective behind establishing the centres is to carry out cutting-edge research to develop technological solutions for societal problems
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The Delhi Technology University (DTU) on Tuesday, July 9 launched five-year integrated BSc and MSc (Bachelor and Master of Science degree) programmes in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biotechnology and Economics for the academic session 2024-25. These new programmes have been designed in accordance with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, with multiple entry and exit options after completing the requisite number of credits, DTU Vice-Chancellor Prateek Sharma told reporters in a press conference.

According to PTI, the DTU has started the MTech (Research) programme from the 2024-25 academic session for various disciplines in which two-thirds of the curriculum will comprise research and one-third as course work for the students.

It plans to open five Centres of Excellence and Research:

- Centre of Excellence in Energy Transition

- Centre of Executive Education

- Centre of Excellence for use of Drone Technology

- Centre of Excellence in Disaster Risk Reduction

- Centre for Community Development and Research

Announcing this a statement by the university said that the objective behind establishing the centres is to carry out cutting-edge research to develop technological solutions for societal problems. Furthermore, the DTU plans to establish a dedicated office of Digital Education.

This office will develop digital infrastructure, expand the availability of online teaching platforms and create online course content with its renowned faculty, it said. Additionally, to foster DTU's corporate relations, the varsity will set up a corporate relationship office in the university.

It also aims to reach out to the industry with proposals for effectively utilising their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds, PTI reported.

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