Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami brings Cheer to College Students; The news is the government of Tamil Nadu has cancelled the arrear examinations of all the college students except the final year students.
Giving relief to many college students, Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has announced the cancellation of all exams for UG and PG students, except for the final semester, in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In a statement here, he said except for the final semester exams, students who have paid fees for other semester exams would be exempted from taking the exams. The students would be awarded marks based on UGC and AICTE guidelines, he said. Palaniswami said accepting the request of students and taking into account their welfare and as per the high-level panel recommendations the decision to cancel the exams was taken.
The Chief Minister had on 23 July announced that semester exam for all UG and PG courses in arts, science, engineering streams–except final year–and polytechnics were cancelled. This followed a recommendation by the high-level committee formed by the government, he said.
The Committee had in its report said the situation was not conducive to hold the semester exams in view of the coronavirus pandemic situation. Taking into account the interests of students, marks would be awarded based on the UGC and AICTE guidelines.
It is well known that except those students appearing in the terminal examinations, the TN government has promoted other students studying BA, BSc, MA, MSc, BE/B. Tech, B. Arch, ME/M. Tech, MCA, and diploma courses for the next academic year.
The marks for these students have been awarded giving 70 percent weightage for internal marks and 30 percent weightage based on previous semester performances.
A Government Order was also issued in this regard by the Higher Education department, Palaniswami said.
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