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Ranchi Universities prepare to hold Exams

Ranchi universities prepare to hold their pending exams after the release of recent advisory from the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Universities in the state of Ranchi are gearing up to hold the pending exams after the release of revised guidelines from UGC. Even if few states are against the holding of examinations. Many state governments have announced the termination of final year exams considering the pandemic situation. Others have asked the MHRD to review their guidelines which asked the states to compulsorily hold the final year examinations by the end of September.

S N Munda, the Vice-Chancellor of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University (DSPMU) said that they have started their preparations to hold their pending examinations soon.

S N Munda conferred that “Our examinations will begin later this month and we intend to finish the process by August. We have both online and offline modes of examinations”.

Ranchi Universities to Conduct Examinations by September

Ranchi universities prepare to hold their pending exams after the release of recent advisory from the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Another official of DSPMU said that they have prepared to begin the online examinations from July 23. While the offline mode is scheduled to begin from 6th August. The dates of offline mode are still tentative.

A university official gave a statement saying “The university is closely monitoring the present situation and government’s stand on the UGC directive and at the same time preparing to hold its examinations in September”.

State education minister Jagarnath Mahto said the government will soon take an action keeping all the UGC guidelines and overall interest of students in mind.

The UGC in its guidelines held that academic evaluation of students is necessary. Not just it will provide credibility to the degrees held by students but also it is an important part of any education system.

Prof Rajneesh Jain mentioned that it is very crucial to hold exams of final year students, having said that the safety and health of students is their major concern. Considering the pandemic they have decided to hold only the final year examinations.

The revised UGC guidelines have allowed universities to conduct an exam by the end of September in any mode. It can be online, offline, or blended mode. It directed that the students of the final year/ semester having backlog should be compulsorily evaluated. The guidelines for conducting examinations are completely based on SOP recommended by the Ministry of Health.

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