Lucknow University has put 19 post-graduate courses on hold this year as these courses failed to attract students. These courses include diploma, PG diploma, proficiency, and certificate courses.
As per the university’s rule, a self-financed course must have at least 40 percent of the total applications or admissions to run the course.
The courses that will remain suspended this year includes proficiency in Arabic, proficiency in Bangla, MA/MSc bio-statistics, advanced diploma in clinic nutrition and dietetics, advanced diploma in food processing, diploma in food production, certificate of proficiency in French, advanced diploma in German, diploma in health and hygiene, PG diploma in management of public relations, proficiency in Persian, PG diploma in reproduction and child health, PG diploma in rural management, PG diploma in travel management, advance diploma in Russian, diploma in Russian, MA in Russian, proficiency in Urdu, and MA in Women Studies.
Last year, around 48 courses, both PG and diplomas were suspended after they failed to attract adequate number of students.