The Delhi High Court has directed the University of Delhi (DU) to provide a timetable for the declaration of results, the issuance of mark sheets and the holding of summons annually for students.
The superior court said that DU will file a comprehensive affidavit providing the timeline and procedure regarding these issues so that students are not inconvenienced each semester and are not forced to go to court to obtain their transcripts, grade sheets. and degree certificates, as was done in this import.
“This court is of the opinion that to guarantee that there is a comprehensive and simplified procedure for the declaration of results, the issuance of transcripts, grade sheets and degree certificates, etc. DU must have a prescribed schedule … ”, Magistrate M. Prathiba Singh said.
The superior court said that the affidavit previously submitted by the university was unsatisfactory as no specific deadlines have been given for the issuance of digital degree certificates and for the transmission of data to Digilocker and the affidavit was “quite cryptic.”
The court was hearing a series of petitions from doctors, former DU students, who were seeking instructions for the issuance of degree certificates urgently that would allow them to pursue higher education.
Asked the university to provide a timeline for the statement of results after the conclusion of the last exam in a particular semester for undergraduate and graduate courses, for the issuance of grade sheets / transcripts or to make them available online afterwards From the results.
The superior court also asked him to provide the timeline for the issuance of digital transcripts for those students who may require them for higher education or for employment and for the transmission of data related to the grade sheets / transcripts to Digilocker after that DU has announced it. .
“Schedule for the issuance of provisional degree certificates or advanced degree certificates after the declaration of results, schedule for the celebration of the annual call, schedule for the issuance of real titles both in digital and paper format and for the transmission of digital titles / paper titles to Digilocker, ”it read.
The superior court asked the university to file the affidavit within six weeks and listed the matter for an additional hearing on February 17.
Previously, the higher court had ordered the DU to issue digital degree certificates to students who have already graduated and urgently require the document to enter a foreign university or to work within seven working days.
He had approved the order in a slew of petitions, establishing a proper procedure for the issuance of degree certificates through an online mechanism to ensure that the delay in printing degree certificates does not become an impediment to students who need it and to dispense with the need for the physical presence of students at the university during the COVID-19 pandemic.