By Sonia Singh | Binding on States, UGC guidelines on examinations
At least four states- Odisha, West Bengal, Punjab and Maharashtra- have expressed their inability to comply and have objected to the UGC’s guidelines since
On Friday, Rahul Gandhi the senior Congress leader joined the chorus of protest and said” students should be promoted on the basis of past performance and exams should be cancelled. Moreover, The guidelines of UGC on final year examinations are Binding in nature. Also, HRD Minister’s: senior official told the Indian Express, even as to the union four states have written, the government in protest.
Additionally, The higher education regulator on July 6, advised all Institutions to hold examinations for a terminal semester or final year by September-end.
Subsequently, At least four states- Odisha, West Bengal, Punjab and Maharashtra- have expressed their inability to comply and also have objected to the UGC’s guidelines since.
On fact, the UGC will insist these are adopted by all colleges and Universities
“The degrees will not hold any value without examination” and will affect the employability of this batch. Furthermore, HRD Minister official said, should adopt a populist approach. And promote everyone en masse or keep the future of these students in mind?”. Fit for the coordination and promotion of the University education “. Section 12 of the UGC act 1956 clearly States that the UGC can take all such steps as it may think. And for the maintenance and determination of standards of teaching, research and examination in universities,” a UGC official said. And under the UGC regulation on the grant of first degre2003, The official added universities have to adopt exam-related guidelines. Issued by the commission from time to time.
The State government, the commission and the HRD Minister haven’t been replied yet.
The UGC official said, Ask how universities will conduct exams. Furthermore, To conduct exams, universities have time till September and how they want to do it.
On Friday, slamming the UGC and asking it to reconsider its decision. Congress launched a social media campaign with several top leaders putting out video messages.
Apparently, COVID has harmed a lot of people, Rahul said in his message. In schools, colleges and universities, our students had to face many hardships. After cancelling the examinations, the colleges and IITs have promoted students.
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