The University of Delhi has informed the Delhi High Court that they are working towards issuing early results for students who are looking forward to pursuing their higher studies at universities abroad. As per a claim by the Council of Delhi University, around 180 students enrolled in undergraduate programs and 8 students from postgraduate programs have made requests for comfort letters which are to be submitted to foreign universities for their admission.
A bench of Justices, Hima Kohli and Subromonium Prasad, had granted time till the 15th of September to the university for coming up with solutions. The University of Delhi told the High Court on Friday that their officials are trying to the best of their efforts to address the matter of early results for the students who want to pursue their higher education abroad. Additionally, they also informed the court of their plan to issue ‘confidential results’ for these undergraduate students. The HC asked about the date from which the papers were distributed among the evaluators and also said that ‘this is most unacceptable. We take strong exception to it’.
Advocate Mohinder Rupal, who is the representative of the University of Delhi, said that ‘the varsity officials are conferring with each other to come up with the best possible solution to address the anxiety of the students studying in final year undergraduate courses who have applied to foreign universities for admission so that the comfort letters are appropriately worded.’ He went on to say that the university is also prioritizing the postgraduate students who have made requests for comfort letters for sending to the universities abroad.
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For undergraduate students, the university is discussing the feasibility of issuing confidential results which will be a tentative result based on the student’s performance in the last 5 semesters. The results will be shared directly with the university as per the counsel.
The HC asked the University of Delhi to clarify the matter of the use of CGPA in the assessment of the results of the final year undergraduate students, while also addressing other issues that are faced by students who wish to move abroad for higher studies.
The University had earlier informed the HC that the results are scheduled to be declared at the end of October. Keep following Leverage Edu for more news updates on the upcoming HC verdict and more DU admission news!