Chhattisgarh to conduct final-year exams in colleges, universities after lockdown ends

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Anupama Mehra
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Updated on Jun 2, 2020 15:42 IST

Chattisgarh government will be conducting the final year exams for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered in various colleges and universities in the state after the lockdown.

Chhattisgarh government has announced that it will be conducting the final year exams for students studying in various colleges and varsity in the state after the lockdown is uplifted. The Chhattisgarh Higher Education Department has also decided that it will not conduct the semester or yearly exams of remaining students. The decision has been taken by the government in wake of the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

The government has also directed universities to start the evaluation process of the answer sheets of all the subjects, for which the examinations were conducted before March 14 (for graduate and post-graduate students except for final year/final semester), as per the media reports.

The Chhatisgarh government has asked universities to award marks for remaining subjects (of which examinations will not be held), either based on the students'' previous exam performance or marks obtained in the internal exams or assignment works, an official said.

"In view of measures being taken to curb COVID-19, exams only for final year/semester of universities will be held. The order in this regard was issued by the higher education department on Monday evening," a public relations official said.

When asked about the exams of students doing non-regular courses or correspondence courses from the universities, he said that all annual and semester exams of such students will also be held after the lockdown ends.

The universities have been given the option to assess students based on any one of the three mentioned criteria or they can opt for more alternatives, he said.

If any student is not satisfied with the marks given through this process and wants to improve his/her grade, then special examinations will be held for such students next year, the official said.

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