Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia on Saturday announced the cancellation of all Delhi state university exams considering the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia declared that all Delhi state university exams be canceled considering the major health risk posed accounting to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his tweet, Manish Sisodia wrote, “In light of the major disruptions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, Delhi government has decided to cancel all Delhi state university exams including final exams.”
Considering the hike in COVID-19 cases in the past few months, Delhi is adversely affected in India. The educational institutes are closed since March. UGC released its revised guidelines. It directed the universities to compulsorily conduct final year exams. The final year exams were to be held by the end of September. But now the AAP government has declared the cancellation of exams.
Evaluation Parameters | Cancellation of Exams
Manish Sisodia also stated that the evaluation parameters of the final year exams will be decided by the universities.
The final semester exams were to be conducted by the end of September as per UGC guidelines. It asked all the states to hold the exams compulsorily even if they announced its termination earlier. It also asked the universities to conduct special exams for the students who won’t be able to appear for the exams. The exams can be conducted through any mode. It can be offline, online, or blended mode.
Manish Sisodia announced that “the Delhi government has decided to cancel all Delhi state university exams including final exams in view of COVID-19. The degree will be awarded based on evaluation parameters decided by the universities”.
It is to be noted that only the final year exams of the universities are being canceled. The other higher educational institutions have not made any announcement in this regard.
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