Mumbai: Uday Samant Maharashtra’s Higher and Technical Education minister on Friday announced that All university students in Maharashtra, except those in the final year, will be promoted to the next class without examination due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
He also added that exams for the final year will be held in the month of July.
All university students in Maharashtra, except those in the final year, will be promoted to the next class without examination due to #COVID19 lockdown. The final year examinations will be held in July: State Higher & Technical Education Minister Uday Samant (File photo) pic.twitter.com/GW3W6X5FMS
— ANI (@ANI) May 8, 2020
Students in the last semester of Graduation and Post-graduation will have to appear for the exams in July. While students in FY and SY will be promoted on the marks of their previous semester with combined to the grades of the present semester.
Samant also added that exams will be conducted by the Universities in Maharashtra with proper social distancing and taking necessary measures.
If any of the students failed in the gradation system, he/she will be still promoted on the ATKT (allowed to keep term) basis and will have to appear for the failed exam in the next term.
As per the UGC guidelines, the new academic year will begin in September. And CET exams will be held from 1st July to 12th July.
Around 50 thousand students had signed a petition to the famous Mumbai University for the cancellation of exams.