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UGC, AICTE advise students against Pakistan higher education

New Delhi:  An educational degree from Pakistan will not be considered valid in India. The University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) have issued a public notice advising students not to travel to the country to pursue higher education. “Any Indian national/ Overseas Citizen of India who intends to take...

UGC-NET December 2020, June 2021 results to be declared in a day or two

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) said on Wednesday that the results for the UGC National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) for the December 2020 and June 2021 cycles will be declared in a day or two. The UGC-NET exams for both these cycles could not be conducted on time due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Both...

UGC asks varsities to start UG, PG classes from November 1

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities in the country to start classes from November 1. The classes will be as per a revised academic calendar that has been already approved by UGC on September 21. As per the revised academic calendar for 2020-21, classes may begin from November 1 for first-year UG...

SC says final year exams must be held, no promotion without it

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday said that universities will have to conduct the final year examinations as per UGC guidelines. The SC said that states cannot promote students sans the final year examinations. The apex court, however, clarified that states can approach the UGC for deferring the examinations, if they wish to due to...

Supreme Court reserves verdict on conduct of varsity exams

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on the pleas seeking cancellation of the final year university exams due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the country. The Supreme Court reserved its verdict after a thorough hearing on the issue and asked the counsels to submit notes containing their submissions within three days. The...

Permitted UGC to conduct exams: Centre

The Centre on Thursday submitted to the Supreme Court that it has permitted the University Grants Commission (UGC) to conduct examinations. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said permission has been granted keeping in mind the academic interest of students. Pursuant to the requests made by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), directions have...

UGC questions Maharashtra, Delhi’s decision to cancel exams

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has questioned the decision of the Delhi and Maharashtra governments to cancel the final year exams of state universities amid the coronavirus pandemic. The UGC on Monday contended before the Supreme Court that the action of the state governments was in contravention of rules. The Supreme Court was hearing a...

Universities can take final call on conducting examinations: Gujarat High Court

The Gujarat High Court has left it on the state-based varsities to take the final call regarding conduct of examinations in the physical form amid the coronavirus pandemic. The court, however, clarified that it will be the “bounden duty and obligation” of the varsities to ensure that students are not put to risk of any...

Guj govt asks varsities to conduct final year exams by September 30

After the UGC revised its guidelines announcing compulsory exams for final-year students the education department in Gujarat has asked all universities and higher educational institutes to conduct the exams for final year students by September 30, 2020. It has given them the option to conduct the exams either online, offline or both depending on thier...

GUJCET exams postponed, will now be held on Aug 22

 * Edu dept asks colleges to conduct exams The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) has postponed the GUJCET exams scheduled to be held on July 30, this year in view of the COVID-19 cases in the country. The board in a release said that the exams will now be held on August...

Home ministry allows final year exams to be conducted subject to COVID-19 safety guidelines

The Home Ministry on Monday said that universities and institutes can hold end of term exams but will have to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines. “The Home Ministry in a letter to the Union Higher Education Secretary, today permitted the conduct of examinations by Universities and Institutions,” a Home Ministry statement said. “The final term examinations...

Edu department announces date for varsity exams, admissions

The education department made some announcements regarding the pending university final exams and the admissions to courses in the new academic year. Here is what you need to know. The pending exams for the Under Graduate (UG) terminal final semester and other university exams will begin from June 25 onwards, as per the UGC guidelines....