The UP government on Thursday announced the assessment of final year students to be done on the basis of exams. Adhering to the guidelines released by UGC the UP government has hoisted a red flag in favor of the final year exams. The mode of final year exams for final /semester year students is yet to be decided. The State Government has canceled the exams for all intermediate students and has declared its promotion on an internal basis.
The announcement came on Thursday when the UG government announced the conduct of final year examinations. The announcement declared that all first and second-year students will be promoted on the basis of internal and last semester exams. Over 33 lakh students of UP state will be promoted adhering to the government’s declaration.
Dinesh Sharma, the Deputy Chief Minister said that the universities where the procedure is completed are not bound to the announcement. The examination and evaluation already held before lockdown will not have any changes in the process of declaration of results. Also, the Universities where few exams have been conducted are recited to proceed with the evaluation. Furthermore, are advised to accommodate the marks in the final results.
Students who appeared for the exams before lockdown and cleared most of the subjects while failing in a few will be promoted to next semester. The exams for all such students have been canceled and are promoted to next semester. However, the students who obtained back in more subjects will be declared unsuccessful for the academic year 2020. The students with maximum backs will have to repeat the year.
UP Government To Follow UGC’s Guidelines
As per the UGC guidelines, colleges and universities in UP are required to conduct exams by September 30. Also, the results for all the exams have to be declared latest by October 15 for UG programs. While PG results have to be declared by 30 October following the UGC guidelines. To ensure no discrimination has been done to the final year students, the government has decided to conduct special exams. The special exams at a later date will be conducted for all those students who fail to appear for exams. Universities will conduct the special exams as and when the situation gets stable.
Sharma further included that the exams for students having a backlog will compulsorily be conducted. The choice is up to the universities whether to adopt online, offline, or blended mode for conducting final year exams.
All the Universities in UP will do 100% evaluation on the basis of internals for first-year students. While the second-year students will be assessed on the basis of average marks obtains in previous semester exams.