GGSIPU offer New Courses 2013
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University will be offering a Ph. D in Mass Communication from this academic year onwards. The specialisations available for this programme are Journalism, Media Business and Economics, Communication of Innovations, Media and Youth, New Media and Film and Electronic Media. Admissions will be made on the basis of a Research Aptitude Test ( RAT ) which will be held on 12th May, 2013.
Admission brochures and application forms for this programme are available for 1,000. The last date for sale as well as submission of the forms is 30th April, 2013.
GGSIPU Move to Enhance Education Quality at IP varsity Colleges
In order to improve the management of the engineering colleges under Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University ( GGSIP ), the Delhi Government has decided to implement a six – point course of action.
Higher Education Minister A.K. Walia said the move is aimed at enhancing the quality of education in the university.
In a meeting with Vice – Chancellor D.K. Bandopadya and the Chairmen and Directors of self – financed engineering institutes, Dr. Walia said all steps must be taken to ensure that the quality of education provided by the university was of the highest standard. He also urged the colleges and the IP University to work in close coordination.
He said guidelines will be formulated under which permanent affiliations to eligible engineering colleges will be given.
The system of annual inspections by audit cell and quality cell will also continue. It was also decided that counselling for admission will be finalised by 31st July, 2012 so that all admitted students are able to start classes in time.
The fee panel will decide the fee structure well before start of academic session so that students are not put to any inconvenience. And the proposal for preparation of waiting list of eligible students will be examined so that in case there are vacancies in colleges, they can be filled up from the waiting list.
He said request for migration from colleges will be dealt with expeditiously.
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University introduced New Courses 2012
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University ( GGSIPU ) is introducing three new regular courses – MTech in food processing technology, PG Diploma in radiological physics and PG Diploma in educational management – from this academic year.All three programmes are being introduced in view of the increasing demand in these fields.
The MTech programme has been launched, keeping in mind the growing demand for skilled and technologically equipped manpower in the sector.”Entry of big brands in the food retail market has increased the momentum of growth in the fruit and vegetable processing sector.
The course aims to provide insight into the recent technology relevant to the current food processing sector. It deals in – depth with the nutraceuticals, health and diet foods. The course deals with how to design a product in labs to its market launch in various sectors of food processing ,” says RK Gupta, faculty, School of Biotechnology.
Students with a BE, BTech, MS and MSc background will be eligible for the course. As to job prospects, he informs, students can go in for food processing sectors, nutraceutical industries, regulatory bodies, food standards and analysis companies. Also, they can look for a career in food research institutes in India and abroad.
As for the second course on offer, Avinash Sharma, faculty, School of Sciences, says that till now, radiological physics as a discipline, was offered only at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre ( BARC ), Mumbai. Now, the university will be offering a PG Diploma in the subject on the same pattern as taught at BARC. Sharma adds, “Students can opt for jobs like radiation safety officers in research institutes, in health care centres, specialty hospitals, cancer research institutes, etc. The university has already tied up with a few hospitals for handson – training as well as for future placements.”Students from MSc in physics, biophysics with mathematics, as a must at the UG level, will be eligible for the course.
The third course, PG diploma in educational management, is designed to cater to the needs of leadership in the education sector. “The course deals with creating leaders in the field of education,” says Saroj Sharma, faculty, School of Education.
She adds, students after completing the course, can make careers in policy – planning, work in NGOs and government agencies.
As for eligibility, graduates from any discipline with 50% aggregate marks can apply for the course.
Apart from this, the university is also going to start a new centre for study and propagation of human values.