MHA allows universities to conduct final year exams

New Delhi (NVI): Ministry of Home Affairs in a letter to Union Higher Education Secretary has permitted conduct of examinations by Universities and Institutions.

“The final term examinations are to be compulsorily conducted as per the UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for the universities; and as per the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) approved by the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,” a statement by MHRD read.

In addition to this, UGC wants the universities to hold the exams latest by September end.

The UGC will allow institutes to conduct exams in the mode most feasible to them – online, offline or blended modes.

Due to COVID-19 impact, the academic year has been rendered shapeless as classes as well as the final examinations have been disrupted.