DU announces free preparatory classes for PG entrance exams for economically weaker students

Delhi University has announced two weeks of free preparatory classes for students from economically weaker sections, minority communities and others belonging to special categories appearing for post graduate entrance examinations.

The classes will be held for eight disciplines in Commerce, Law, Journalism (Hindi and English), Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Computer Science and Zoology, the university said. "For the third consecutive year, the varsity is conducting such classes to help students clear entrance exam for various postgraduate programmes. The purpose is to prepare students for the academic approach to be adopted to clear the entrance," the varsity said in a statement. According to a tentative schedule, the classes will start on June 1 for Commerce, Zoology, Law, Journalism (both languages), Chemistry and Physics. Preparatory classes for computer Science will begin on June 4 and for Maths on June 6, the statement said.

Students from economically weaker sections, BPL, SC/ST, OBC (non creamy layer) and minorities are among those eligible to apply. Kashmiri migrants, wards of war widows or ex servicemen (Defence) and students with disabilities may also apply, it said.

Applications may be downloaded from the varsity website and should be submitted to the Institute of Lifelong Learning, North Campus, from May 21 to 28 between 10 am and 4pm (except on Sunday). "Since seats are limited, a list of selected candidates in all the eight disciplines will be displayed on May 30 at 5 pm," the statement said.

 

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