Bangalore University postpones UG, PG Final Year Examinations 2020; Check Revised Schedule Here
Bangalore University recently announced the postponement of UG and PG final year examinations which were scheduled to commence from September 25, Friday. However, there is no delay in the exam that is to be held on September 26.
According to the revised exam schedule issued by the Bangalore University, the exams are to begin on October 4. The PG final year examinations will start from October 5.
The Supreme Court in August ordered all the Universities and educational institutions across the country to conduct the final year exams. They are not allowed to promote the students based on an internal assessment or any other judgment criteria.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SC allowed the states to meet UGC (Universities Grant Commission) to extend the September 30 deadline.
As per the previous schedule, UG final year examinations were scheduled to begin from September 25 and 28 which got postponed to October 6 and October 4 respectively. However, the exam that was to be conducted on September 26 is not delayed and is conducted as per the scheduled timing.
PG exams were to start from September 29 that got delayed and rescheduled to October 5. The University has decided to conduct the exams in offline mode. It also urged all the affiliated colleges to make proper arrangements for PPE kits, face shields, sanitizers, and hand wash to ensure that COVID transmission does not take place.
Meanwhile, COVID cases in the city are rising at an alarming rate. Previously, Bangalore recorded over 2 Lakh active cases.