In a big relief to millions of final year students in higher educational institutions and universities across the country, UGC has announced that there will be no exam for final year students. In view of the increasing transition of Covid-19, preparations are being done to release the results based on internal assessment and pre-semester performance instead of the annual examination to be held in July.
For this, the Vice Chancellor of Haryana Central University, Prof. A committee is formed under the chairmanship of RC Kuhar. This week the University Grants Commission (UGC) will issue revised guidelines for final year students and admission in 2020 session.
According to a senior government official, the government of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Odisha have decided not to take the annual exams for the final year students in July due to rising Corona figures. Due to this, many other states have also demanded the government not to conduct final year examination.
Option to Give Exam Post-Corona
Final year students feel that their marks or grades are lower in the result based on internal assessment and pre-semester, they can go to their university and apply for the written examination whenever Corona conditions are good. After this, their degree and mock-sheet will be revised.
New Semesters May Get Extended to October
The UGC had issued a guideline to start the old students’ session in August and the new students from September in the April guidelines. However this guideline will also change. Now in July and August, a decision will be taken in view of the Corona situation in the country. Based on this, a new guideline will come again. There is a possibility that the new session may be able to last until September or October.
(Source : Amarujala )