Source: Hindustan Times
The University Grants Commission (UGC) recently informed that over 560 universities have agreed with its guidelines for final year exams for university/ college students and are planning to conduct or have already conducted exams for students in the terminal year of college degrees.
In the official statement, UGC said, “Out of 945 Universities (as per the list maintained by UGC till 01-06-2020) the responses were obtained from 755 Universities (120 Deemed Universities, 274 Private Universities, 40 Central Universities, and 321 State Universities).”
UGC released guidelines for the conduction of examination in the university, stating that all universities across the country must conduct the final exams for terminal semester students this year, which received a lot of condemnation from students.
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The new UGC guidelines have asked universities to conduct exams in online or offline mode by September 2020. This decision has received a lot of criticism from state governments and students across the nation who have written to the central government voicing their concerns.