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DU To Take Decision on Final Exams Soon

The University of Delhi (DU) issued a notice on 29th April 2021. It stated that the varsity will look into the current situation and announce the decision on the May-June final exams soon.

 On 29th April 2021, the University of Delhi (DU) issued a notice which delineated that the administration will take into consideration the conduct of final year exams. The varsity stated that it will take notice of the situation and arrive at a decision “at the earliest” with regards to the guidelines of UGC and the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)

“COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire humanity and in particular our country during recent times. The university is concerned for the health and safety of our students which is our priority and would ensure that the interest of the university community is protected at any given time.” – as stated in the official notice of DU.

A lot of demands were being raised by the students of the same for the postponement of the scheduled exams. This was undertaken in regards to the upsurge in the COVID-19 all around the country. The Open Book Examination was scheduled for the even semesters of the May-June session; starting from 15th May onwards.

The University has also clarified that the decision on the mid-term semester or year exams will be undertaken at a later stage.

“The University has been receiving requests related to the examination of terminal semester / final year students scheduled for May-June 2021. The University would take a stock of the situation and would come out with its decision at the earliest for the conduct of the May-June 2021 examination (final year/semester) in compliance with UGC guidelines and advisory issued by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). It is further clarified that the University has already decided that decision regarding mid-term semester/year examination will be taken at a later stage.” – as stated by the official notice.

 The university had recently released the schedule for the final semester exam schedule for all UnderGraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) programs as well as the School of Open Learning (SOL) and Non-Collegiate Women Education Board (NCWEB).

Only time beholds the answer whether the demands of the students will be heard or not.

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Himasweeta Sarma

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