JNU Extends Registration for Monsoon Semester Till September 4
JNU on Monday said the institute will remain closed till September 30 and extended the date of registration for the monsoon semester till September 4.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday said the institute will remain closed till September 30 and extended the date of registration for the monsoon semester till September 4.
It issued a notification, saying, "Students are required to stay back where they are and should not return to the campus until further notice."
The JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) has been demanding that the university ensure a phased return of students to the campus. Also, written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal about it. In a related development, the university also extended the date of registration for the monsoon semester till September 4.
The JNUSU has been calling for a postponement of the registration process. It said registration was being done online while many students do not have access to internet facilities. "International students are facing difficulty in registration due to the duration of visas.
Particularly at a time when many have returned to home countries they cannot be expected to extend visa duration immediately.
"Further, many international students have reported difficulty in paying fees due to certain banking policies restricting online transfer," the JNUSU said.
The JNUSU also claimed that the evaluation of the last semester has not been completed and there are no guidelines on courses.
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