The Delhi High Court Monday directed the Delhi University to declare results of all the post-graduate courses by October 31. A bench of Justice Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad also asked the university to upload the marksheets on its website and should not ask students to physically come for collecting them.
The high court also fixed various deadlines for declaration of results of undergraduate courses, between October 20 to 31 with a buffer of maximum of three days from the date fixed. For BA (prog) courses, the results will be declared on November 6, it said.
The bench also said that the marksheets downloaded from the website should not carry any footnote that it is subject to physical verification. It said, marksheets downloaded from the website shall be valid for all purposes.
The high court disposed of two pleas by law student Prateek Sharma and National Federation of Blind seeking to set up effective mechanisms for visually impaired and specially-abled students so that educational instructions can be transmitted to them properly and teaching material is provided to them through online mode of teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the question of law is left open, the bench said.
The high court had earlier asked the Delhi University and its examiners to expedite the evaluation process of online open book examination (OBE) and declare the students’ results preferably by the first week of October.
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