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IPCW sociology department: Sociologists’ group extends support to DU’s displaced ad-hoc faculty

On Sunday, October 1, the University of Delhi sacked five ad-hoc faculty members from IPCW, and replaced them with permanent faculty, allegedly with fewer qualifications

Published on 4th October 2023

Former ad-hoc professor's suicide sparks controversy and allegations of 'institutional murder' at Delhi University

There has been a long-withstanding demand from the professors at Delhi University regarding a one-time absorption of the ad-hoc faculty 

Published on 27th April 2023

Odisha high school ad hoc teachers withdraw agitation as gov't promises regularisation of 18,000 teachers

In addition to regularisation, the State Government also promised that the seniority of contract teachers hired prior to 2013 would not be affected


Published on 14th April 2023

Delhi University teachers' body writes to VC on 'mass scale displacements' of ad hoc teachers

The Democratic Teachers' Front reported that the displacement rate, particularly among those who have been teaching the longest, is as high as 80% in colleges such as Hansraj, Ramjas, and Lakshmibai

Published on 17th January 2023

DU begins permanently appointing teachers working on ad hoc basis

Over 4,000 temporary teachers are working in the 28 colleges for more than 10 years


Published on 25th October 2022

Nagaland ad hoc teachers' protest enters tenth day, continue to demand regularisation of service 

The ad hoc teachers rejected the offer of the state government to set up a High-Powered Committee (HPC) and reaffirmed their demand for immediate regularisation of their service on Monday, October 3

Published on 6th October 2022

DU Teachers' Association writes to DU colleges; urges them to renew appointment of ad hoc teachers

DUTA, in a letter to colleges under Delhi University and department heads, urged them to ensure rejoining of all ad hoc teachers

Published on 14th July 2022

Release salaries of ad-hoc teachers, say EC members of Delhi University

The members said that ad-hoc teachers in departments have not been paid salaries for the last two-and-a-half months

Published on 28th June 2022

DU English teachers fear loss of livelihood, urge VC to restore department workload cutdown by new UGCF

The teachers also contended that the proposed UGCF structure does not take into account the reality of school education where students study English till Class XII as a compulsory language

Published on 24th March 2022

All the way to the top: DUTA's petition for absorption of ad hoc teachers reaches President

The teachers' association has also said that the petition has received over 10,000 signatures and has asked the centre to resolve the issue

Published on 14th February 2022

No provision to regularise ad hoc teachers by one-time absorption: Subhas Sarkar, MoS for Education Sarkar

The Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) has sent a petition to the President highlighting the plight of assistant professors working on ad hoc basis

Published on 4th February 2022

New course structures will alter workflow, focus on ad hoc regularisation: NDTF writes to DU VC

The NDTF said that the two new proposed documents differ from what has been passed by Academic Council and Executive Council and therefore, it creates confusion

Published on 25th December 2021

No permanent teacher really cares about us: Why Delhi University's ad hoc teachers are planning a protest again

Ad hoc teachers have been demanding absorption for ages now and we have seen the left-led DUTA fight for it. But Dr Azmi feels that it wasn't enough

Published on 23rd December 2021

This is for our dignity: Meet ad hoc prof Shabana Azmi who's making history by standing for DUTA President

The Ministry of Education said in Lok Sabha that the number of ad hoc teachers in DU is only 58. On the other hand, DUTA claims that the number of ad hoc teachers is about 4,000

Published on 16th November 2021
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Madras HC asks TN health department to stop appointments at yoga colleges. Here's why

The minimum qualification prescribed for the posts of principal, professors and assistant professors in these colleges are post graduate, as per the UGC regulations

Published on 9th November 2021

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