Hisar. Vice-Chancellor of Guru Jambheshwar University Prof Narsi Ram Bishnoi said that the university has started many employment-oriented courses from this session. These courses are the need of the hour. At the same time, necessary changes are being made in the university’s educational system as part of the new education policy. Vice-Chancellor Prof Narseeram expressed his views while chairing the 61st meeting of the academic council of the university on Monday. The meeting was chaired by the Chancellor of the University, Prof. Vinod Chhokar. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Narsiram Bishnoi said that important decisions were taken in this meeting to further improve the educational systems of the university. He said that given the time requirement and the current global situation, the university is making changes in the scheme and syllabus of the courses as per the need.
University Rector Prof Vinod Chhokar said that the meeting approved changes in the program and curriculum of new undergraduate courses under the new education policy. These include Integrated B.Sc. Chemistry (Hons./Hons. with Research)-M.Sc. Chemistry, Integrated B.Sc. Physics (Hons./Hons. with Research)-M.Sc. Physics, Integrated B.Sc. Mathematics (Hons./Hons. with Research) – M.Sc. mathematics etc.
Change of name of these departments
The meeting approved the name change of two departments. The Department of Data Science has now been renamed the Department of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science and the Department of Library Science has now been renamed the Department of Library and Information Science. At the meeting, approval was given to conduct Diploma in Computer Science, Diploma in Solid Hazardous Waste Management and Diploma in Food Quality Assurance through distance learning. Approval has also been granted for doctoral registration and awarding of degrees in various subjects.
Now teachers can also take on doctoral students until they retire.
Chancellor Prof Vinod Chhokar informed that the meeting included the Department of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology and the Department of Library and Information Science and the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Department of Zoology is integrated into the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences. Now teachers can also take on doctoral students until they retire. This age used to be 57 years.