An early graduation policy has been released by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi for the final year students. This policy ensures that due to the lockdown the future plans of the students do not get impacted. No student will need to come to the campus as the early education regulations will take place through an online process. However, the IITs senate ratified the policy and it can be subjected to change as per the COVID-19 situation unravels.
An early graduation option can be taken up by the graduating batch (students who have less than a semester of graduation requirements left) which will end in the month of June or the students can also go through a regular graduation process, said V Ramgopal Rao, IIT-Delhi Director on Monday.
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The Two Options Will Be Given To The Students:
The students who are taking an early graduation option among them one is an audit pass or fail while another option is a credit option. As soon as the instructor post their regulations for an Audit pass grade instructor, the students will be instructed to exercise through an online portal. The instructor will declare the cut off for the audit pass-fail option, which is taking into account the COVID limitations.
The students who choose the early graduation option will take online tests take-home exams, assignments, for the credit option. As applicable they can also include telephonic viva-voice. For credit options, the grading policy procedure will be announced soon.
For Queries And Clarifications:
An IIT Delhi graduation batch 2020, can clear their queries by sending an email to email@example.com, and in addition to this, they also have to send a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. The students will get the clarification related to their doubts as a reply within 24 hours.
It is further mentioned in the notice that if in case any student is not able to complete early education regulations by the end of June with these options offered to them then the students will have a fallback option to graduate when the semester reconvenes. Moreover, this year the percentage of the pass and fail will be nearly the same as the last year.
As the center declared nationwide lockdown in view of COVID-19 outbreaks, all the universities and schools have been shut since 16 March. On March 25, 2020, the government later extend the nationwide lockdown. Moreover, till 30 June, the lockdown will continue in the containment zones due to the phase-wise easing of constraints that have been declared by the government.