UGC Speeds Up CBCS Implementation For All Universities – What You Need To Know

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is now gearing up to implement the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS) for students who can seek migration after a semester to some other university anywhere across India. Students are happy with news as the decision taken by the UGC is in their favor.

The universities pan India has directed to revise their curriculum by the UGC and have been asked to furnish the CBCS details to the commission latest by April 18, 2018.  All the universities falling under the umbrella of University Grants Commission will prepare a common minimum syllabus (CMS) with just a scope of 20 to 25 percent of the variation.  The CBCS system is aimed at providing hassle-free migration of the students to anywhere pan India in as many as 109 undergraduate courses. That is why the system o9f CBCS was introduced by UGC in the year 2015.

UGC to implement CBCS for all universities 

The implementation CBCS is welcomed by one and all as it will provide students the liberty to carry forward their marks and the time (semester/ year) to any other university they wish to move to. The Choice Based Credit System by University Grants Commission will enable the students to follow the same course and same syllabus in the migratory university at the graduation level.

The newly adopted system will neither makes students lose their year or semester spent nor their money spent for the course. The fees that the student had submitted at the time of their admission for the entire programme will be further adjusted in another university where he/she is taking migration to.

Other changes in evaluation system by University Grants Commission

Apart from the CBCS implementation, the UGC is soon to move from common percentage system to the grading system to evaluate students in their annual examinations. The new shift in the marking system is expected to start from the session and it derived on the lines of CBSE’s CGP system. The university grants commission is now willing to adopting uniformity in the syllabus of all undergraduate programmes applicable for all the semesters as well as for first, second and third year at graduation level.


Yamini S. Verma

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