The odd semester exams of Mangalore University’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses for the 2020-21 academic year will resume on August 11, according to the registrar (assessment) of PL Dharma University.
The university postponed exams, which had resumed on August 2, with effect from August 4, after Deputy Commissioner KV Rajendra asked it to do so to prevent the spread of COVID-19, mainly from students who came. of Kerala for exams.
The decision to resume exams on Aug. 11 was made following a meeting that the university, college education officials and student union representatives had with the deputy commissioner on Thursday.
Mr Dharma, in a letter sent to all university directors and presidents of postgraduate departments, said that additional exams will be organized for students (including from other states) who cannot attend exams in due to COVID-19 and transportation. related issues.
The meeting decided that the university should allow students to take exams even if they have not paid their fees. And, the fees that are due should be collected before issuing the branded cards. No college should insist that students pay the fee or the fine for issuing hall tickets.
All COVID-19 protocols should be followed when performing exams.
The certificate must
Meanwhile, the meeting minutes released by the deputy commissioner said Kerala students taking exams should be required to produce an RT-PCR negative certificate for COVID-19.
The co-director of college education should supervise examinations organized by autonomous colleges and deemed to be universities.
Autonomous colleges and reputable universities (Yenepoya, Nitte and Srinivasa) must obtain the authorization of the co-director of college education before proceeding to examinations and opening their colleges.
Hall tickets must be shipped via WhatsApp or sent by email.
Meanwhile, the University of Mangalore has been forced to postpone its semester exams three times due to the KSRTC strike, the lockdown and finally the deputy commissioner’s instructions.
Postgraduate students led by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) held a protest on Wednesday at the University of Mangalore campus against the postponement of exams.