Desh Bhagat University addresses media; implements New Education Policy

Srinagar: Desh Bhagat University has become the first private university in Punjab to implement the New Education Policy-2020 (NEP), said Sandeep Singh, President, Desh Bhagat University, and Harsh Sadawarti, Vice-president, during a press conference on Saturday.

Addressing a press conference here in Srinagar, Dr Sadawarti said the university has also inked MoUs and made collaborations with other national and international institutes and universities like Eduskills; IIT-Delhi; IIT-Bombay; DPU, Thailand; Lincoln University, US, besides many others.

He said the university has also introduced multiple-exit options for students who want to go abroad. “We have implemented the NEP to promote the all-round development of students in both academic and non-academic spheres,” he added.

Dr Singh said the university had launched a IELTS plus, a pilot project of the university under the NEP-2020.

He said the institution had also started a four-year, multi-disciplinary bachelor’s degree course for undergraduates with different exit options.