Finally the semester-based syllabi has got Delhi University's nod. DU's Department of Commerce showed the green signal for the new syllabi for the Honours Programme and BA Programme Commerce papers. KV Bhanumurthy, Head of the Commerce and Business Department, said that the total workload is absolutely maintained and similarly, the number of lectures will be more or less the same. “Some optional papers have been made compulsory now and all functional areas of management are now mandatory”, added he. According to the sources, the new B.Com Honours course will consist of 26 papers, whereas earlier it was just 22. On the other hand, the B.Com programme will have 24 papers instead of the original 16. Another important change is that the faculty has reduced the number of optional papers from four to only two. The two new compulsory papers of management area are international business and indirect taxation. Sources said that out of the 45 faculty members in the meeting, only one teacher opposed the passing of the new syllabi.