Amid Rising Covid Cases Higher Education Institutions Cancel Semester Exams

Amid Rising Covid Cases Higher Education Institutions Cancel Semester Exams

Due to rising Covid-19 cases in Uttarakhand, several higher education institutions across the state have decided to cancel their exams. The Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University has cancelled its exams, which were scheduled to start from Monday. The Kumaun University and the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University have cancelled all of their semester exams.

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Besides, several Dehradun-based private universities have started making arrangements for sending back their students to their respective homes. Further, employee unions at several ITI  centres have asked for the shutting down of these institutions The union proposes only online classes until the Covid-19 infections reduce. According to sources, the GB Pant Agriculture University in Pantnagar is also likely to postpone semester exams. Recently, the university had to shut as 35 of its students tested positive for Covid-19.

 

Courtesy: The Times of India

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