Exam are a big part of students life. The University Grants Commission or UGC, advanced education controller, has discharged its modified rules for tests and scholarly schedule in the wake of spike in the COVID-19 cases in the nation. In April 2020, the Commission comprised an Expert Committee to ponder and make proposals in regards to the issues identified with assessments and scholarly schedule and the UGC gave rules on tests and scholastic schedule on April 4, 2020. The Expert Committee was mentioned by the UGC to return to the rules and propose alternatives for assessments, affirmations in the colleges and universities and furthermore for start of new scholastic meeting as the quantity of COVID cases is as yet expanding. The Commission in its gathering held today acknowledged the report of the Committee and endorsed the ‘UGC Revised Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for the Universities taking into account COVID-19 Pandemic’.
Following the announcement, senior authorities in the University Grants Commission (UGC) affirmed to ThePrint the UGC is likewise for holding last tests of the year, and will ask all states and focal colleges to direct the end of the year tests.
The UGC will permit establishments to lead tests in the mode generally achievable to them, authorities included.
“There was a gathering of the commission individuals today and there is a ruling for leading tests. The MHA and MoHFW have additionally given the due consent now and the colleges will be permitted to lead tests keeping all the social separating conventions set up by the legislature,” a senior UGC official told ThePrint.
“In light of a legitimate concern for the understudies and scholastic believability, tests can’t be avoided and establishments must have end of the year tests. How they need to do it and when they can lead the tests is up to them, however they should direct tests,” the authority included.
As per the minutes of UGC meeting, got to by ThePrint, the commission will give colleges time until September to complete their last year tests either in disconnected or online mode.