UGC’s Autonomy for Colleges: Fresh Start or Sellout of Education?

‘DUTA says GO BACK’ – that’s the motto for protests against the UGC Committee that visited St Stephen’s College on 10 May, organised by the Delhi University Teacher’s Association (DUTA). Interestingly, the Delhi University is not among the list of 60 universities and colleges that have been granted autonomy via a UGC (University Grants Commission) order of 20 March 2018.

But fear is palpable among the students who think that autonomy would result in fee hike, while teachers are apprehensive about the fate of their counterparts appointed on ad hoc basis.

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