The UGC has requested all colleges and universities to not take physical exams in May month because of the expanding Coronavirus cases in India. University Grants Commission through its letter has additionally told the higher education institutions that the circumstance will be surveyed again in the month of June and a choice will be taken on taking physical exams.
The University Grants Commission letter states that “Keeping in see the current situation of Coronavirus, it is mentioned that colleges and universities may keep the physical exams in the hold during May this year to stay away from the actual gathering at the colleges and universities campuses and furthermore to give genuinely necessary help to the understudies, and teachers and other staffs who are by and by involved in battling Coronavirus in one way or other.”
Discussing the virtual exams, the University Grants Commission has left the colleges and universities to settle on directing it subsequent to evaluating nearby conditions. The virtual exams can be led if higher education institutions are set up in all regards and are following all Covid-19 protocols and rules given by the Govt and Union education minister.
Recently, the Ministry of Education requested all Govt funded education institutions, including Central universities, IITs, NITs, IIITs to defer all physical examinations planned for May.