UGC meeting mulls two panel reports, instructions to varsities next week #coronavirusnewstolive - April 28, 2020 21 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi: The University Grants Commission on Monday held a meeting to focus on a report submitted by a seven-member committee which has, amongst different issues, really useful begin of latest tutorial session in universities and schools from September.
The UGC will difficulty vital instructions to universities and schools next week. Normally, this session begins within the month of July yearly.
Also mentioned was a report by one other specialists committee on on-line training.
UGC Secretary Prof Rajnish Jain mentioned: “The meeting was held in the evening to thoroughly discuss the committee reports. Many UGC members have given their suggestions on the reports.”
Jain mentioned: “After incorporating the suggestions offered by UGC members on the two panel reports, necessary instructions will be issued by the UGC soon.”
The seven-member committee was arrange by the UGC in order to give suggestions on the beginning of the brand new tutorial calendar and conduct of upper training examinations throughout the nation.
Haryana Central University Vice Chancellor RC Kohar heads the UGC-appointed panel, with AC Pandey, Aditya Shastri and Raj Kumar as members.
The panel in certainly one of its suggestions steered that the tutorial periods be began two months late.
Schools, schools and universities throughout India have been shut since March 15.
The professional panel identified that the examinations couldn’t be held as per the sooner schedule due to the lockdown. So, it steered, the examinations on the finish of the course or semester ought to now be held in July.
The UGC-appointed specialists committee headed by IGNOU Vice Chancellor Nageshwar Rao on on-line training is in favour of adopting on-line examinations in view of the tutorial infrastructure, the various vary of upper training establishments and native influences.
Once the UGC offers the go-ahead to the suggestions, the federal government could have to undertake authorized plan of action to push again the final date of admissions to medical and technical establishments.
In regular course, the final date for admissions to engineering establishments is August 15 and for medical schools August 31.