Delhi HC refused to deter the decision of DU to conduct open book exams of intermediate semester of law courses. The court said that the varsity must not hold exams due to the ongoing pandemic. Moreover, students would not be allowed to dictate the terms of the exam of a professional course.
Palak Jain, a bench of justice said that she won’t allow students to dictate the term of professional course. The bench of justice has already heard the plea of second and final-year students of the Faculty of Law.
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DELHI HC REFUSE TO PASS THE DECISION
Delhi HC will not pass any decision to conduct ABE mode of exams. It said that the varsity cannot hold it as a substitute for taking exams.
Delhi University has full authority to decide intermediate exams of the Faculty of Law. The court won’t intervene in the decision made by the varsity.
FACULTY OF LAW EXAMS IN JULY AND SEPTEMBER
The Dean of Faculty of Law said that Delhi University was likely to conduct exams in July. The next round was going to hold in September so that students who did not appear in the first round can appear in the second round.
Advocate Seema Dolo appeared for Delhi University in the court. She said that exams can be in online, offline, or blended mode.
DELHI HC DECLARES THE DECISION AS INAPPROPRIATE
Advocate Sidharth Seem said that holding even semester students exams in open book mode is not the right decision for the students.
Final year exams can clash with other entrance exams for the students who want to go for further studies. So, the varsity would decide the dates according to the dates of the entrance exam.