UGC clarified that the new guidelines that have been circulating regarding the university examination are fake. UGC or the University Grants Commission, in charge of coordination, determination, and maintenance of standards of higher education
Due to the second wave of corona and the sudden increase of cases, higher education students’ exams have been postponed regularly. This gave rise to a rumour that states that all university students, except the final year, will be promoted without examination.
To straighten up this confusion UGC issued a notice. Which states that there have not been any new guidelines issued and all the news that has been circulated in media is fake. Further, UGC also stated that they have requested all the affiliated universities earlier not to conduct any offline examination in May.
NOTICE LINK: UGC Clarification on Incorrect News in Media regarding UGC Guidelines on Examinations
No Guidelines Till Now.
“Given the news circulating in print and digital media, it is clarified that UGC has not yet issued any guidelines on examination recently and the news is incorrect,” read the official announcement. UGC made sure that not to trust the fake guidelines that are circulated in the media. They stated that students should be calm and wait until UGC issues official guidelines.
UGC had issued guidelines on examination and academic calendar from time to time during last year. This gives composure to students that UGC won’t ignore their academic needs.
Earlier the UGC already asked the affiliated universities to not conduct any offline examinations in May. It had further said that the online examinations will be held after reviewing the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The commission stressed in its letter to all universities and colleges that during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the health and safety of everyone are most important.
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