Excluding terminale, all students from UP universities, Grandes Ecoles to be promoted

LUCKNOW: In accordance with UGC examination guidelines, the UP government decided on Thursday to assess final semester/graduate students through an examination conducted online, offline or in a blended mode. Canceling exams for all other semesters/years, the government said first- and second-year students would be promoted based on internal assessment and performance in the previous semester/year. More than 33 lakh students will be promoted statewide.

Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, who holds the education portfolio, told reporters that universities, where examinations and assessment ended before the lockdown, will have no change in their results. Universities that were able to run few exams were asked to do an assessment and include the grades in the final results.

Prior to the lockdown, students who have appeared for exams in various subjects, qualified the exams and are eligible for the paper back will be promoted to the next semester, and their remaining exams will be cancelled. Those who fail these exams will be declared failed for the year 2020.


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In accordance with UGC guidelines, final semester/final year examinations of UP must be held by higher education institutions no later than September 30, and results must be announced by September 15. October for undergraduate programs and October 31 for postgraduate courses. To ensure that no graduate student is disadvantaged, it has been decided that students who fail exams for any reason will be given the opportunity to sit special exams for courses and papers as they arise. as the university can.

Sharma said final semester/final year students with a backlog must be assessed by taking exams in offline, online or blended mode depending on feasibility and relevance.

Universities will conduct 100% assessment based on internal assessment for students in the first year of the annual pattern exams. First-year students who will be promoted to the following year will have to take the second-year exams. These students will be assigned average grades (marked in second-year subjects) for subjects in which he did not appear in first-year. This applies to students who have achieved passing grades in each subject. Second semester students who will be promoted without an exam will be assigned the average marks they obtained in the first semester (held in December 2019) for the subjects for which exams could not be held.

For semester/middle year students (applicable to three-, four-, and five-year courses), excluding first and final year, a composite of 50% marks based on the model of internal assessment adopted by universities and the remaining 50% of marks can be awarded on the basis of performance in previous examinations.

Second-year/fourth-semester students who will be promoted to subsequent classes will receive grades in the remaining subjects (for which exams could not be held) averaged over the grades obtained in the previous exam.

Considering the emerging situation related to the Covid-19 pandemic, Sharma said, universities must submit an action plan to the government no later than July 23, taking into consideration the above points.


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