HYDERABAD: There changed into been a lukewarm reaction to undergraduate admissions with the final touch of the second segment of Degree Online Services Telangana (DOST) 2019.
While 70,153 students have exercised their net options inside the first section, in the 2nd phase, handiest 31,790 authentications have been made.
This yr three.8 lakh seats are up for grabs in ranges schools throughout the State.
P Laxma Reddy, the chairman, Association for Strengthening of Private Initiative in Rural Education (ASPIRE), blamed put off in Eamcet counseling for the negative reaction.
“Students who’ve secured ranks in Eamcet gained’t get their preference of course or college. And folks who want to take their decision after understanding what they may be being provided in engineering will subsequently come to DOST. A huge wide variety of college students have additionally seemed for supplementary exams and are anticipating their results and also will flow from MPC or BiPC to Commerce at degree level,” he introduced.
In any case, Reddy said that the entire occupancy of seats in degree schools would not exceed 2 lakh, as was in DOST 2018.
“Even those who join the route, eight-10 according to cent of them drop out with the aid of the stop of the first semester,” said G Nagaiah, president, Private Degree Colleges Association.
He introduced that it’s no longer just admissions; the Telangana State Council of Higher Education isn’t always interested in diploma training.
Final year diploma students have misplaced the opportunity to apply in countrywide institutions because the degree tests are nevertheless underway, he alleged.
Most institutions ask for provisional certificates with the aid of the beginning of July, he brought.
“By making the admission system on-line, the entire procedure must be finished in a shorter time however right here exams are occurring until June, and the new session begins simplest in September and via that point PG admissions some other place in the united states might close,” he stated.
Prof R Limbadri, convenor of DOST and vice-chairman TSCHE, denied that there is fall in numbers as compared to the preceding years.
TSCHE to bring uniformity in Under Graduate framework
The TSCHE in the meantime has determined to introduce a few modifications from this instructional yr in a bid to make the UG courses extra applicable and in-line with the industry requirement.
CBCS could be revised this yr along with the introduction new framework for the syllabus. “The total path credits will be 150 words from the 2019-20 instructional years onwards for all BA, BCom and BSc publications. In the Grading machine also we discovered that some have ninety-a hundred as A+ and different 80 – one hundred for the equal grade, making scaling of marks hard,” explained Prof Limbadri.
Taking a step on this route OU, as an example, has determined to provide online publications through MOOCs in information technological know-how Artificial intelligence, computer programming, or even soft abilities.
“The attention was on bringing such adjustments in the curriculum that would help useful resource students to get employment and cause them to industry prepared,” stated Prof Ramchandram, VC.