The JNU is going to bring new reforms in the syllabus of the university. It was reported that JNU is ready to introduce a five-year BSc-MSc integrated programme in Ayurveda Biology. It was reported that JNU 2020 admissions for this course have been opened and that the course will be available in the upcoming academic year. It was also reported that this course will have an entry based on the JNU entrance examination (JNUEE) conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The application process will go on till May 15, 2020.
Talking about the new course, the JNU vice-chancellor Jagdesh Kumar expressed on his Twitter handle how creating the course is important, “More people in Europe are interested in Ayurveda, the traditional healing art of India”. He also stated an example of how professional education in Ayurveda has been achieved. He added, “The first university degree in Germany (MSc in Ayurvedic Medicine in cooperation with Middlesex Univ., London) sets a milestone for the professionalization of Ayurveda”.
More people in Europe are interested in Ayurveda, the traditional healing art of India. The first university degree in Germany (MSc in Ayurvedic Medicine in cooperation with Middlesex Univ., London) sets a milestone for the professionalization of Ayurveda. https://t.co/hKnfkOmHQt— Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar (@mamidala90) May 10, 2020
From this coming academic session, JNU is offering 5-year https://t.co/t2qpgS1Z7n.-M.Sc. Integrated program in Ayurveda Biology. Admission is through JNUEE conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). Last date for application is 15 May 2020. https://t.co/lBibpesab9— Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar (@mamidala90) May 10, 2020
"With its roots dating back over five thousand years to India, Ayurveda is distinct in that it focuses on harmonizing the unique constitution of an individual with the natural rhythms of our world." National Ayurvedic Medical Association, USA. https://t.co/QTWGoD4wai https://t.co/tT4BSDYDRw— Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar (@mamidala90) May 10, 2020
In this time of the pandemic, JNU has been receiving a lot of queries. After these, the UGC has addressed the problem and had instructed colleges and other institutes to setup COVID-19 task force to handle queries, grievances related to students, teachers, and institutes that arose due to the pandemic. Apart from this, the JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar also had expressed that online education will become the new normal in the Indian education system.