India has no shortage of universities and colleges and students, both Indians and foreigners, can pursue their graduation, post-graduation and Ph.D in varied courses. New Delhi is a popular destination to complete college education. No, we are not only talking about University of Delhi or Jawaharlal Nehru University. Did you know that Delhi is home to almost 9 major universities?
The university under review here is Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) which is among the nine major universities in New Delhi. One can know more about the University through http://www.ipu.ac.in/. In the following we’ll discuss the 5 things to know about IP University:
- Keeps the hope of college education alive
The ever-increasing, 100% reaching and absurd cut-off’s of the University of Delhi and the competitive entrance exams and interview for Jawaharlal Nehru University is not everyone’s piece of cake. In such a scenario, students either have to choose a course which is not of their choice or settle for a college just to get the tag of the university.
However, IP University offer solace to people who do not want to be a part of regular DU crowd and to people who have no other option but to look for other universities to pursue college education. Hence, IP University keeps the hopes of college education alive!
- So many courses to choose from
IP University offers a range of courses in almost all disciplines. In total, the University has 15 schools and 2 centres. These schools and centres are mostly in Dwarka (Main) campus or at the campus at Kashmere Gate. IP University offers graduation, post-graduation, dual degree and doctoral programme in disciplines like technology, vocational studies, law, business administration, nursing, architecture and lots more. A list of Centres and Schools of IP University are listed in table below:
|List of Schools in IP University
|School of Architecture & Planning
School of Basic & Applied Sciences
School of Biotechnology
School of Chemical Technology
School of Education
School of Engineering & Technology
School of Environment Management
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Information and Communication Technology
School of Interdisciplinary Studies
School of Law and Legal Studies
School of Life Sciences
School of Management Studies (MBA)
School of Mass Communication
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
|List of Centres in IP University
|Centre for Disaster Management Studies
|Centre for IT Services & Infrastructure Management
- Common Entry for all Admission!
Common Entrance Tests, IPU CET have been considered as a fair means of admission as it provides equal platform for students of varying percentages to qualify for admissions. The most distinctive feature of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University that sets it apart from other popular universities is the Entrance Exam.
Admission to courses in this university is entirely based on the Common Entrance Tests that is conducted by the university every year. In total, the university holds around 46 to 50 Common Entrance Tests, one for each and every programme in the university.
Be it for graduate, post-graduate or even a doctoral course, you have to prove your mettle in the common entrance test and thereafter, if selected you get your desired course.
- Onto next step, Counselling
Just as many colleges follow, IP University is also known to carry out elaborate process of Counselling. Once you have cleared the CET with sufficient merit, you have to join the process of counselling to get your desired course in the college that are affiliated with IP University.
From this year onwards, the university has shifted to online counselling. The process of IP University counselling includes multiple counselling rounds that are based on the availability of seats in a college, Spot counselling where students who failed to grab a seat through the rounds of counselling, Seat allotment and seat confirmation.
IP University Counselling is usually done through CET code of the stream wise and within them, CET Rank number wise.
- The Campus Life
When you have cleared the CET and completed the exhaustive counselling process of IP, you not only get to study your desired course but also get to enjoy the campus life. The various schools and centres of the university organize plenty of cultural events and annual sports meet.
Some of the popular cultural events at IP University would include Annual Cultural Festival (Anugoonj), Poetry Recitation competitions, Music competitions, Quiz competitions, Inter-collegiate sports competitions and lots more.
But while you are enjoying all of this, do not forget to attend classes! Yes it is true that IP University is known for its attendance and discipline issues. The minimum percentage of the attendance for students has to be 75%. If you have below 75% attendance, you can say bye to your final exams as you won’t be allowed to sit for them. Well, you can of course but with your juniors. Hence, the students in IP University also learn how to strike a balance between fun and study!
In concluding, students must not feel disheartened if they don’t get admission in Delhi University. Give IP University a chance to change your mind! You get plenty of courses to choose from, prove your merit in common entrance exam, be allotted a college through Counselling and enjoy college. Sounds simple, doesn’t it?