This time academic session will start in September with a delay of two months in the midst of a nationwide lockdown, the government has released guidelines for examinations and academic calendar 2020 in all universities and higher educational institutions in the country. According to the guidelines (Academic Session will start with a delay of 2 months) issued, the new academic session of universities will start this time in September with a delay of two months. At the same time, the final year students of degree programs of UG and PG programs will be tested in July. Whereas, if the situation is not good, first and second-year students will get grades on the basis of 50 percent marks of pre-semester and 50 percent marks of internal assessment.
Studies six days a week
All institutions will work under the UGC guidelines, but they can also make changes in these guidelines. After the release of the guidelines, universities will soon have to conduct online, offline, or paper-pen based examinations based on their academic calendar. With this, the university will study for six days instead of five. At the same time, students who will be promoted by giving grades, they can take the semester examination again when the institute opens after the conditions are normal. In the cities or districts where conditions are good, first and second-year students will be tested in July. (Academic Session will start with a delay of 2 months)
Six months additional time for Ph.D., MPhil Scholars
In addition, Ph.D., MPhil Scholars will be given six months extra time to complete the degree and submit the thesis. Also, Viva will be via Google, Skype, Microsoft technology, or video conferencing to submit thesis and admission. At the same time, 75 percent of the courses can complete face to face classes, but 25 percent will have to complete the online class sitting on Saturday or Sunday. For this, teachers should be taught to engage with video conferencing.
Read full guidelines of UGC here 4276446_UGC-Guidelines-on-Examinations-and-Academic-Calendar.pdf