Due to the pandemic conditions, odd semester examinations of technical training institutes affiliated to the Board of Technical Education (BTE) in Delhi, which was planned in February, January, and December, have been canceled.
The DU Board has published directions to colleges to promote regular students of III, V, and VII semester based on internal assessment and their last year’s performance in semester-end examinations as per the University Grant Commission (UGC) guidelines.
The order was issued in the eleventh hour just a 24-hour before the scheduled exam on December 5 for V and VII semester. As per the notification, canceling the odd semester examinations, students having back or compartment in any of the previous semester exams will have to clear the said test whenever it is held in the future by the concerned institute.
The Board further directed that all institutions and polytechnics allow exam form fee submission till the of the exam as per the institute date sheet. There are about two dozen government-run technical education institutions including Aryabhatt Institute of Technology, Rao Tula Ram College of Technical Education, Pusa Institute of Technology, Ambedkar Polytechnic, Delhi Institute of Tool Engineering (DITE) and Meera Bai Institute of Technology and 20 private or government-aided training centers affiliated with BTE.