Islamia College starts classes for Batch-2022 as per NEP-2020 guidelines
Srinagar: Islamia College of Science and Commerce achieved another first in academics by starting classes for Batch-2022 as per the Academic Calendar and as per National Education Policy 2020 guidelines.
The principal of the College, Prof. Sheikh Ajaz Bashir welcomed the students who were granted admission in fourteen major subjects and subsequently in an online mode were allocated minor and multidisciplinary courses on the basis of merit and intake. In his address, he explained to the students about different disciplines for both 3+1 years and 4+1 years Hon’s/IPG and research programmes offered by the college.
“Students who constitute the first batch under NEP-2020 were taken through the induction process and were explained the broader contours of subject selection. They were informed that twenty-five percent evaluation of the academic deliverance shall be held through continuous assessment for which they will have to be regular to classes,” he said.
“Students were joyous and enthusiastic to join college after a long recess on account of the launch of cl”asses under a common Academic Calendar, which is a big reform initiated by the Higher Education Department, J&K UT as part of Excellence in College Education,” he added.
UGC, the National regulatory body of Higher Education approved the launch of the National Education Policy, NEP-2020 due to which undergraduate education has to undergo a major overhaul.
The decision of introducing the National Education Policy from the current academic year was taken by Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir (UT) Manoj Sinha and its implementation plan was rolled out by the Department of Higher Education, Jammu and Kashmir.
Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department Rohit Kansal (IAS) monitored the implementation plan and desired complete adherence to the common academic calendar.