The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi University (DU) to provide a timeline for declaration of outcomes, issuance of mark sheets and holding convocation on an annual foundation for students.
The excessive court docket mentioned DU shall file a complete affidavit offering the timeline and process relating to these points in order that students are usually not inconvenienced each semester and are usually not pressured to strategy the court docket for acquiring their transcripts, mark sheets and diploma certificates, as was carried out on this matter.
“This court is of the opinion that in order to ensure that there is a comprehensive, streamlined procedure for declaration of results, issuance of transcripts, mark sheets and degree certificates, etc. DU ought to have a prescribed timeline… ,” Justice M Prathiba Singh mentioned.
The excessive court docket mentioned the sooner affidavit filed by the college was not passable as no particular timelines have been given for the issuance of digital diploma certificates and for transmission of knowledge to Digilocker and the affidavit was “quite cryptic”.
The court docket was listening to a batch of petitions by docs, former DU students, in search of path for issuance of diploma certificates on an pressing foundation to allow them to pursue larger training.
It requested the college to provide a timeline for declaration of outcomes after conclusion of the final examination in a selected semester for under-graduate and post-graduate programs, for issuance of mark sheets/ transcripts or making them out there on-line after the outcomes.
The excessive court docket additional requested it to provide the timeline for issuance of digital transcripts for such students who might require the identical for additional training or for employment and for transmission of knowledge relating to mark sheets/ transcripts to Digilocker after the identical has been introduced by DU.
“Timeline for issuance of provisional degree certificates or advance degree certificates after declaration of results, timeline for holding the convocation on an annual basis, timeline for issuance of actual degrees both in digital form and paper degrees and for transmission of the digital degrees/ paper degrees to Digilocker,” it mentioned.
The excessive court docket requested the college to file the affidavit inside six weeks and listed the matter for additional listening to on February 17.
Earlier, the excessive court docket had directed the DU to subject inside seven working days digital diploma certificates to students who’ve already graduated and urgently require the doc for taking admission in a international college or for employment.
It had handed the order on a bunch of petitions, setting up a correct process for issuance of diploma certificates by means of an internet mechanism to make sure that delay in printing of diploma certificates doesn’t change into an obstacle to students who want it and to dispense with the necessity for bodily presence of students on the college through the COVID-19 pandemic.