Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (BAMU) has initiated few tough measures like appointment of principals in non-granted affiliated colleges, disaffiliating institutes who do not have staff as per sanctioned number of posts for postgraduate sections. This is part of its resolve for introducing the choice-based credit system (CBCS) from 2015-16.
At a meeting of deans of all faculties and members of board of studies from different steams to discuss the road-map for implementing CBCS, BAMU Vice-Chancellor B A Chopade said that the system is must for preparing the students for competition at the global level. “Teachers will have to play a crucial role in implementation of CBCS. If we aim that our students develop an edge in today’s global completion, teachers should adapt to the system,” he said, highlighting the directives from the University Grants Commission (UGC) for ensuring implementation of the CBCS from 2015-16.
K V Kale, Director of Board of College and University Development (BCUD) of BAMUsaid the initiative would have to focus on admission criteria, overall syllabus, marking scheme and passing criteria. “The teachers and college authorities will have to understand what the CBCS means and respond to the proposed changes positively. Such positive outlook will be key towards successful implementation of the initiative,” he said.