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Fee hike in DU colleges ahead of new academic session

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With effect from academic session 2019-20, completing an undergraduate course in Delhi University colleges will be a bit heavier on the students’ pockets.

As per the reports, many colleges under the varsity have revised their annual fee structure thereby making a hike ranging from Rs 2000 to Rs 8000.

The information regarding the change in fee structure was provided in the new bulletin published by the University on its official website.

Notably, most of the colleges have given “insufficient funds” as the primary reason behind the revision in the fee plan while many others have termed it a ‘routine revision’.

The fee structure of Gargi College has witnessed a hike of Rs 2,500 to Rs 3,000 for most of the courses. However, for BA (Hons) Business Economics, the course fee has gone up by over Rs 14,000. Last year, it was Rs 26,875 but now it is Rs 41,220.

On the other hand, the average fee hike in colleges like: Aryabhatta College, Delhi College for Arts and Commerce, Bhaskaracharya College for Applied Sciences, Deshbandhu College, Hindu College, Miranda House, Indraprastha College for Women Motilal Nehru College and Ramjas College, is between Rs 1,500 and Rs 3,500.

For instance, at Hindu College, the fee structure for most courses including BA (Hons) in English has been revised from Rs 14,790 to Rs 17,310. On other hand, the fee of several courses offered by Ramjas College has witnessed an upward movement from Rs 10,395 to Rs 13,495.

According to the new bulletin, the fee of courses offered at Ramanujan College and Institute of Home Economics (W) has been increased by Rs 8,000 from last year. Admission to courses such as BSc (Hons) in Home Science and Microbiology used to cost Rs 19,675 but now it has been revised to Rs 28,890.  Further, at Janki Devi Memorial College (W) and Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women (W) the revision in course fees varies between R 4,000 and Rs 5,000.

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