DU begins filling up permanent positions, 72% ad-hoc teachers left jobless: Report

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Anupama Mehra
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New Delhi, Updated on Jan 24, 2023 15:01 IST

Around 70 to 80 per cent of the Ad-hoc staff in top colleges such as Ramjas College, Laxmibai College and Hansraj College have been left unemployed due to the new move. Meanwhile, colleges like Daulat Ram and Swami Shraddhanand College witnessed a 50 per cent Ad hoc staff displacement.

DU begins filling up permanent positions, 72% ad-hoc teachers left jobless: Report

DU begins filling up permanent positions, 72% ad-hoc teachers left jobless: Report

The Delhi University has began the process of filling up the permanent positions that have been lying vacant for months and years. However, the appointment of permanent faculty across colleges has led to the removal of nearly 72 per cent of ad hoc staff, some of whom have worked in these colleges for decades.

Around 70 to 80 per cent of the Ad-hoc staff in top colleges such as Ramjas College, Laxmibai College and Hansraj College have been left unemployed due to the new move. Meanwhile, colleges like Daulat Ram and Swami Shraddhanand College witnessed a 50 per cent Ad hoc staff displacement.

In Ramjas college, 160 teachers were teaching on ad hoc basis while the college only has 58 permanent teachers. Around 15 of 19 ad hoc teachers were removed from the Physics department, 10 out of 11 ad hoc teachers were removed from the Mathematics department and 4 out of 5 Ad hoc were removed from Statistics department.

Hansraj college has also removed 54 out of its 60 ad-hoc staff to fill up 86 permanent appointments. While all three ad hoc teachers in English and Economics departments have been let go, all six ad-hoc teachers were removed from the Botany department. Six out of 10 ad hoc teachers were displaced in the Commerce department and five teachers each were displaced from Physics, Zoology, and Mathmatics department.

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