States can postpone Final year exams but can't cancel it: Supreme Court
New Delhi: The big news of this time is coming from the Supreme Court. The UGC circular has been upheld while the Supreme Court hearing the application filed against conducting the final year examinations of the university in view of the Corona period. The court has clearly stated that students will not be promoted without examination.
‘State cannot promote students without final year examinations,’ the Supreme Court.
UGC Guidelines can’t be ignore: Court
The court also said that the UGC guidelines cannot be scrapped. The state has the authority to cancel the exam, under the Disaster Management Act, the state can postpone the examinations in view of the epidemic and the UGC can be consulted to set the next date. But students will not pass without examination. States should conduct examinations to promote students.
Responsibility to maintain standards of Education:
A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah have given their verdict in this case.
Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava appeared in this case on behalf of the students. The judges said that this is a matter related to the future of the students. Along with this, there is a responsibility to maintain the standards of higher education in the country.
Earlier, the Supreme Court has rejected the request to postpone the Bihar Assembly elections due to Corona. The court said, “There can be no reason to postpone the Corona election. The Election Commission will announce the schedule of elections after taking care of everything.
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