The majority of universities have held exams or will do so– Said by UGC. The University Grants Commission (UGC) said the majority of universities had either conducted their final examinations or were planning to do so in offline/online mode. At least 177 universities across India are yet to decide on the course of action in view of the coronavirus pandemic despite instructions from the Centre to mandatorily conduct end-semester tests. Follow us to get daily updates.
Universities to hold Exams as Per UGC Guidelines:
UGC said in a statement that, “Universities were approached to inform the status of the conduct of the examination. Response received from 640 universities. Out of these, 454 have either conducted the examination or are planning to conduct. 177 universities are yet to decide on the conduct of the examination.”
Another 234 universities are planning to conduct the examination in August or September, while 38 are planning to conduct the tests as per the directions of the relevant statutory councils, the figures show. A total of 177 universities, which have responded to the UGC directive, however, wrote back saying that 177 universities are yet to decide on the conduct of examinations.
States request’s to review Guidelines:
Earlier, the University Grants Commission (UGC) in its revised guidelines directed the higher education institutions that final year examinations would be conducted in the month of September 2020, instead of July 2020, as per its guidelines announced in April. Punjab, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Delhi have announced reservations against the plan citing the COVID-19 situation.
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