Universities directed to conduct semester examinations quickly


They’ve additionally been advised to begin new undergraduate programs to accommodate extra college students

They’ve additionally been advised to begin new undergraduate programs to accommodate extra college students

Universities have been directed by Deputy Chief Minister and Greater Training Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan to conduct semester examinations quickly.

The semester examinations have been placed on maintain owing to the second wave of COVID-19 infections. Because of this, most universities had not performed examinations for the odd semester and had begun even semester programs. The UGC had requested universities to maintain offline examinations in abeyance throughout Could 2021.

On Tuesday, the Minister, after a gathering with Vice Chancellors, stated they have been within the technique of planning how the examinations could be performed. He additionally stated that schools and Vice Chancellors have a social accountability to make sure that all college students above the age of 18 are vaccinated. “This is able to assist begin the subsequent tutorial yr usually. Educational work has to go on, and we’ve to search out options,” he added.

New programs

Universities in Karnataka have been directed to begin new undergraduate programs for the 2021-22 tutorial yr, stated Dr. Ashwath Narayan. The subsequent tutorial yr will begin in October 2021. This yr, all class 12 and second yr pre-university college students have been declared as ‘go’ by their respective boards, and this might improve the variety of college students eligible for increased schooling.

The Minister stated that universities ought to begin four-year undergraduate programs to accommodate extra college students. Universities have been advised to work in direction of beginning undergraduate programs from the present tutorial yr as per the Nationwide Training Coverage.

The calendar of educational actions for the subsequent two years has already been set, he stated. Vice-Chancellors have been requested to start admissions for first-year diploma programs within the first week of October as per the calendar.

Trial run of E-Workplace software program from June 25

The Unified College Faculty Administration System, an online portal-based software program developed by the division of E-Workplace, has been given permission for a trial run from June 25.

The Greater Training Minister has directed all Vice-Chancellors to hold out all correspondence with the federal government solely by ‘E-Workplace’ mode. They have been knowledgeable that implementing E-Workplace is obligatory.


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