UGC to revise exam guidelines in view of COVID-19 crisis

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The development comes after the HRD ministry asked the UGC to revise its guidelines keeping in mind the extraordinary circumstances owing to the pandemic.

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COVID-19: 'Safety of students our prime concern', says UGC Secy on examinations

While speaking to ANI in the national capital on July 09, the Secretary of University Grants Commission (UGC), Professor Rajnish Jain spoke on importance of fresh guidelines for academic calendar and examinations. He said, "Conducting final year examinations for graduation or post-graduation courses is very important, and the safety of students is our prime concern."

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AMU postpones all end-semester examinations scheduled for July [Video]

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Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) postponed all end-semester examinations scheduled for July until further notice. The decision was taken in the wake coronavirus pandemic. "Due to increasing number of coronavirus infection, Aligarh Muslim University has suspended all examinations of session 2019-20. The exams were scheduled to hold in July," said the Public Relation Officer of AMU, Omer Salem Peerzada. AMU said that further decision on the matter will be communicated after University Grants Commission (UGC) releases its guidelines on examinations.

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