Delhi University Computer Centre (DUCC) from the University of Delhi has come up with an e-learning online educational programme – ‘OneDU’ to make online learning an integral part of the education system. The purpose of the e-learning platform is to promote online learning and teaching, which can be accessed and utilised by all DU students, teachers, and stakeholders.
According to a press note released by the Delhi University, “The University has decided to augment and streamline online education by facilitating e-learning support through the Delhi University Computer Centre (DUCC) by creating and integrating online platform and networking resources and facilities for use by all the University departments, centres, colleges, and other affiliated bodies under ‘OneDU’ – online eDUcation flagship programmes.”
To meet the objective of this initiative, OneDU Apex Committee has been formed with representation from teaching and non-teaching communities to co-ordinate with all departments, centres, colleges, and DUCC. Looking at the current situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University took this step to deal with these unprecedented times to ensure that learning never stops even during difficulties. Besides this, due to the nation-wide lockdown, DU has decided to hold online classes for different programmes starting from August 10, 2020.
About Delhi University:
The University of Delhi [DU], New Delhi was established in the year 1922 under the Act of the Central Legislative Assembly. It is also known as Delhi University. Being one of the country’s premier universities, DU has become a role model and trendsetter for other universities. The University has around 80 departments with 7,00,000 students in the University over the decades.
DU admission is offered to programs such as Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate of philosophy programs, and Certificate programs. The Delhi University Entrance Exam varies for each course offered. NAAC accredits the University, 5 Departments of the University, namely Chemistry, Geology, Zoology, Sociology, and History, have been awarded the status of the Centres of Advanced Studies.