UG, PG exams not to be conducted in Odisha at present amid covid-19

Amid Covid-19, the Odisha government has decided to not conduct examinations for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students in the state. An official letter has been released by the Education Ministry of Odisha to the Chancellors and Heads of various universities.

“Due to the prevailing covid-19 pandemic related dislocation, the academic session has been badly affected. Though online teaching is continuing, most of the students are unable to get the benefits of such online teaching due to various reasons. Therefore, at present, it is not desirable to hold examination based only on online teaching.” reads the official letter, reported by ANI.

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When will the exams be conducted?

The letter further added that the conduct of exams will be considered only after the physical mode of teaching is resumed and the syllabus is completed.

The letter has been issued to all the state public universities and principals of all government and non-government colleges coming under the higher education department.

On December 7, Odisha reported 368 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the number of cases in the state to 3,21,564, informed the state’s Information and Public Relations Department on Monday. (With ANI inputs) 

Courtesy: India Today

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