The Delhi High Court on Thursday requested the Delhi University (DU) to take speedy steps to prepare the protocol associated to issuing online degree certificates, marksheets, transcripts, and different paperwork with digital signatures and safety features.
A bench of Justice Prathiba M Singh additionally issued discover to National Academic Depository (NAD) and requested for a senior official to be a part of the proceedings on August 4, the subsequent date mounted for listening to.
The court docket has requested the National Academic Depository, a digital database of educational awards supplied by the Government of India, to inform the bench in regards to the status of the NAD-DU settlement and the information to be acquired by the varsity.
Meanwhile, DU Dean (Examination) Vinay Gupta and DU Computer Centre Joint Director Sanjeev Singh had been present throughout the listening to and apprised the court docket that the college has issued a brief tender for printing the degree certificates and it has expedited steps.
The court docket was listening to a petition filed by 5 docs who graduated their MBBS course from Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi in 2018 however haven’t acquired their degree-certificate to date.
In the plea filed by advocate Sarthak Maggon, the docs submitted that they need to apply for their residency programmes within the United States and to sit within the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) examination.