Hyderabad: The Telangana education is in the direction of US way coming academic year as Universities in Telangana under the Choice Based Credit System will be switching to the semester and grading system. The Three-member rule-framing committee was formed by the TS government based on references of the Union HRD Ministry and UGC, implement CBCS.
The senior official from the education department said that the education minister has stated that no matter what the CBCS system should be implemented soon at least in its initial form as the government is very keen to implement the scheme from the upcoming academic year.
However, in different states the execution of the CBCS is disorganized leading to not delivering the flexibility that the system aim. The number of course hours per week has also not been fixed by the AICTE or UGC although the report submitted had 30 hours of instruction in a week.
A Higher Education department senior official said that as different number of credits will be assigned for each course in different states, if a student intends to shift university midway, a huge mismatch will take place in terms of credits for the student to earn the degree.