MHA Okays Exams In Universities, Institutions
New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday permitted conduct of examinations by universities and institutions. The MHA wrote a letter in this regard to the Union Higher Education Secretary.
“The final Term Examinations are to be compulsorily conducted as per the UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for the universities,” said a statement issued by the Home Ministry.
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The MHA, however, cautioned that the examinations should be held as per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) approved by the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
Union Cabinet Minister for Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Twitter shared details about MHA guidelines.
The UGC has revisited its earlier guidelines related to university examinations.
In view of the safety, career progression and placements of the students and their larger interests, after consulting @HMOIndia and @MoHFW_INDIA, it has been decided that pic.twitter.com/evKTYPwnIa
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) July 6, 2020
All schools, colleges and universities were closed after India imposed a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the country. As a result, is this, examinations too could not be held.
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