Final year exams must, mode flexible: UGC to universities

By - 13 July 2020

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13 July 2020

Cancellation of final year exams will not be in the interest of the students, the University Grants Commission (UGC) said, stating that it has given ample time and options to the universities to conduct the exams.

NEW DELHI: Cancellation of exams will not be in the interest of the students, the University Grants Commission (UGC) said, stating that it has given ample time and options to the universities to conduct the exams. It said that conducting the exams would be in the long term interest and life time credibility of the students, and that its guidelines are aligned towards bringing uniformity in terms assessment. The regulatory authority cited that due to the pandemic even the best universities across the world are conducting online examinations, but no one is awarding any certificates without any assessment. The UGC guidelines of April and the revised guidelines of July changes the examination window from July to September. However, it directed all higher education institutions to conduct the terminal semester/ final year examinations either in offline, online or blended mode.


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