Delhi University to Introduce GST in Curriculum for BCom & BA Streams from 2017-18 session


The¬†Delhi University¬†is among most prestigious Universities of India. The DU is known for its high standard of education in India. ¬†Recently, GST is introduced in India. ¬†And, with the pace of work DU is planning to include¬†GST course in Delhi University. ¬†The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be included in the curriculum for DU students. A¬†officials of DU said that, ‚ÄĚa proposal for this been cleared by the Delhi university’s academic council and is awaiting a nod from the executive council‚ÄĚ.

DU to introduce GST in curriculum for B.Com (Hons), B Com and B.A courses:-

The DU is always in the news for its¬†Delhi University admission Cut off¬†. The courses of ¬†B.Com (Hons), B Com and B.A. will have GST as in their curriculum. An Academic Council member Sunaina Kanojia said- students used to study taxation in three streams ‚Äď B.Com (Hons), B Com and B A Programme commerce-based papers. The GST course in DU is applicable from current session. According to the new proposal, GST will replace the content on other indirect taxes.

According to the DU proposal:-

Students of BCom will study it in the 5th semester as a second paper with the same title.
Students of B Com (Hons) in the 6th semester will be studying GST and Customs Law as a second paper.
In the BA courses, students will be studying GST in paper 3 and paper 4. It will be compulsory only for those BA students who have Taxation as an optional subject.

“All these GST papers¬†in DU will be of 100 marks and compulsory for students of commerce and Arts, who choose Taxation as optional (subject),” said Kanojia, an associate professor in the Delhi School of Economics.

About DU: The University of Delhi, also well known as Delhi University or DU is a public central collegiate university in New Delhi, India.  The Delhi University was established in 1922. There are about 77 colleges affiliated to the Delhi University.

Professor Rajesh Jha, an Executive Council member, said the GST course proposal will most likely be cleared in the upcoming EC meeting, scheduled on 14th July. As we know, on 1st July, the GST, which subsumes a range of state and central taxes, was enforced by the Narendra Modi Government in India.

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