The Delhi High Court refuses to interfere in the matter of the DU offline exams decision. The Delhi HC has completely denied being involved in the mode of semester examination for upcoming DU examinations.
Earlier, the students held demonstrations and protested against the conduction of offline exams. Due to the rise in covid-19 cases, several students demand online open book examination mode.
Justice Rekha Palli said that this the stage is not for issuing any direction or granting permission to the petitioners for approaching the court if any changes are made. Moreover, the High Court permitted the petitioners to withdraw the petition. Also, stated that pleas have been dismissed as withdrawn.
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Petitioners Argue On Decision Of DU Offline Exams
The petitioners said that they are mostly outstation students or some have enrolled in open learning programs. And, as the Covid-19 cases are rising in Delhi and across the nation. It is not safe and relevant to travel from distant areas in such circumstances.
Furthermore, the plea stated that the DU offline exams decision is ‘irrelevant and unfair’ in such a situation. Also, the varsity has not given any justification for conducting physical exams in May 2022. They argued that even after the commencement of offline classes, many colleges continue to hold online classes.