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Maharashtra govt writes to PM Modi over cancellation of examinations

June 26, 2020

The Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to instruct relevant apex bodies to cancel final year/semester examinations of professional courses due to the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi dated June 25, Thackeray said the state Disaster Management Authority, in a meeting on June 18, decided not to conduct final year/semester examinations of non-professional as well as professional courses and award degrees to students based on a formula to be decided by universities.

Thackeray tweeted, ” Maharashtra Government has taken a decision to not conduct the final year/final semester examination of the non-professional courses as well as professional courses as the present atmosphere is not yet conducive to conduct any examination or classes. (1/3)

The State has also decided to award degrees based on the formula decided by the universities. Therefore, CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has written to the Hon’ble PM  Narendra Modiji requesting to instruct national level apex authorities like (2/3)

AICTE, COA, PCI, BCI, NCTE & National Council For Hotel Management & Catering Technology to endorse the decision of the State Government regarding cancellation of final year/ final semester examinations of the Professional courses & issue guidelines to the Universities. (3/3)”

Also read: UGC advises scrapping final year exams of all colleges, universities

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