Rajasthan govt cancels UG, PG exams due to Covid-19 pandemic

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rajasthan government has decided to cancel all graduation and Postgraduation examination for all the colleges, universities and technical education institutes for the academic year 2019-20.
Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 01:55 PM IST

In view of Covid- 19 pandemic, the Rajasthan government has decided to cancel all undergraduate and postgraduate exams for all the universities, colleges and technical educational institutions.

The decision was taken by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot after a meeting on Saturday. “In view of the scenario of the Corona epidemic, examinations of UG and PG courses of higher and technical education will not be conducted this year, and all students will be promoted to the next class without examination,” said Gehlot.

He said in relation to the determination of the marks of the students being promoted, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, will take appropriate decisions after studying the guidelines issued in the next few days.

In the meeting were Higher Education minister Bhanwar Singh Bhati, Minister of State for Technical Education Subhash Garg, Chief Secretary Rajiv Swaroop, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Niranjan Arya, and Higher Education Secretary Shuchi Sharma and other officers.

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