Even as the central government has granted permission to conduct the semester examinations in all universities/colleges throughout the country, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has ordered that all universities/colleges must conduct the annual examinations before September.
With the prevailing situation when the lockdown condition has been extended with certain relaxations as a preventive measure against the spread of the raging coronavirus pandemic until 31st July, The Central Ministry for Home Affairs has sent a letter to the Secretary of the Central Government Department of Higher Education.
This letter mentions that the semester/annual examinations will be conducted in all universities/colleges in the country and it has been made mandatory to conduct the final year semester examinations.
In this scenario, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the guidelines for universities/colleges to conduct the semester/annual examinations. As per the UGC guidelines, the final year examinations MUST be conducted either online or as a direct written examination before September. UGC has farther stressed that the university must conduct special examinations for the students who could not write the final examinations due to various reasons.
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Also, Check out the dear Chennaites who have voiced out their opinions on the decision made by UGC to conduct final year examinations before September: