UGC also submitted before the apex court that the decision has been taken keeping in mind the health and safety of students and courts should not normally intervene in academic decisions and policies concerning standards and quality of education.
Supreme Court has accepted the petition by 31 students against the UGC guidelines to conduct the final year examination in all the universities. The University Grants Commission (UGC) will submit its reply within 3 days.
The Supreme Court stated that the plea(s) challenging the fresh guidelines issued by the UGC will be taken up by Justice Ashok Bhushan-led bench on Monday.
UGC has been updating on how many universities have confirmed the feasibility in conducting the exams. So far, the UGC says, 603 universities will conduct the exam within September.
The Supreme Court said it would hear after two weeks the applications which have raised issues relating to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Supreme Court on Monday ruled out sparing a sitting top court judge to be part of gangster Vikas Dubey’s encounter probe committee.
There was a precedent of forming a judicial committee to probe a similar encounter killing in Telangana in December 2019, the Court was willing to pass a similar order in this case too.
Seeing the outbreak of Corona, the Supreme Court has banned the Jagannath Puri annual Rath Yatra to be held in Odisha on June 23.