Filter For Your Search Clear Filter
Go Back to the List May 11, 2021
UGC issues clarification against fake news on examination guidelines

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday called out fake news doing rounds on various platforms regarding examination guidelines.

“In view of the news circulating in print and digital media, it is clarified that UGC has not yet issued any guidelines on examination recently and the news is incorrect,” read the official announcement. The commission released an official notice regarding the clarification.

“It has come to the commission’s notice that incorrect news regarding UGC guidelines on examination has been published in some print and digital media. UGC had issued guidelines on examination and academic calendar from time to time during last year. Further, UGC notification issued on May 6 has requested the universities to keep the offline exams in abeyance during the month of May 2021,” the official notice read.

The commission on Monday had advised all higher education institutes (HEIs) to constitute COVID task force and helplines to help students and teachers amid the ongoing pandemic. The varsities have been directed to promote COVID appropriate behaviour including sanitisation, wearing masks, washing hands with soap and maintaining social distancing.

The UGC had earlier asked all higher educational institutes (HEIs) to not conduct any offline exams in May 2021. The commission had released a circular regarding the announcement on its official website. The HEIs are also advised to assess the local conditions for conducting online exams.

Read More
Written by By: Education Desk, The Indian Express,
Source link:
Disclaimer UniAgents does not author any news or content in this section. We aggregate News Headlines, Summary, and Content from over 700 sources, explicitly listed in every article/page. Users can visit the sources for full articles and more local news. The sole aim is to aggregate education news from around the world so they can be categorised and the user can have a personalised experience. In some cases, the original article has news in native language but listing on UniAgents for each article is done in English. There are no copyright infringements, as we do not claim to produce any content mentioned on this page, all relevant sources are mentioned. For any clarifications, do not hesitate to contact us.