The Haryana government policy, the Kurukshetra University (KU) has decided not to hold terminal and intermediate examinations and issued a notification regarding this. A meeting in this regard under the leadership of KU working vice-chancellor (VC) Dr. Nita Khanna took place in the varsity on Wednesday, and officials including KU registrar Dr. Bhagwan Singh Chaudhary, deans of all faculties, dean student welfare, and both the examination controllers were physically present in the meeting.
KU director public relations Dr. Brajesh Sawhney told, “It was decided in the meeting to comply with the directions issued by the Haryana government in its letter with endorsement number KW 18/79-2020 UNP (4). It was decided that all terminal examinations (final semester) and intermediate semester examinations for higher and technical education of the courses shall not be conducted by the KU.”
“The concerned officials are working to develop a formula to promote the students of the final semesters and intermediate ones. Different formulas would be developed in the case of students with reappear. Online meetings are being held with all the stakeholders including students, parents, teachers and others.” – He added.
“There would be some restrictions in the courses related to subjects of law and pharmacy as these are related to the Bar Council of India (BCI) and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), as if these are not accepted the degrees would not be valid. In the case of courses related to the University Grants Commission (UGC), there is no problem. However, in the case of courses related to different councils, the students would have to appear in the examinations at a later stage. The BCI and PCI are accepting to promote the students at this time but at later they may have to appear in their exam”, further told Dr. Brajesh. As per KU sources, the decision will benefit around 13,000 regular students and around 5,000 students studying from distance education at KU.