State collegiate schooling commissioner knowledgeable the courtroom that the examinations for 90 % of college students will likely be within the type of bodily format or offline mode. That means as many as 2.40 lakh college students who have been learning BA, BCom BSc B Tech and so forth programs should go to their examination centres and write their examinations on reply sheets.
They are college students learning in varied schools affiliated to universities like Osmania, Kakatiya, Mahatma Gandhi, Satavahana, palamuru and Telangana universities together with JNTU, Hyderabad. Added to this are 11 autonomous schools wherein eight are engineering schools and three are diploma schools. Together they’ve 9213 college students. These autonomous schools got the liberty to conduct exams to their college students both in online mode or offline. Their query papers will not be set by the schools and analysis can also be not executed by them. The respective schools will do that job as properly as a result of they’re autonomous.
Advocate General BS Prasad communicated to this a bench of Chief Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan and Justice B Vijaysen Reddy that was listening to a PIL filed by NSUI chief BV Narsing Rao who initially sought cancellation of all exams in view of the pandemic however later amended his model and sought online exams for all.
But the state held deliberations with all of the varisities and stated that every one the affiliated schools can have offline mode of exams. The bench too stated that this can be a coverage choice and therefore don’t need to intrude. The bench recorded the peace of mind of the state that there will likely be supplementary exams for individuals who don’t write exams now. And the authorities will deal with these college students as common college students and the supplementary exams as common exams in order that college students won’t carry any stigma as supplementary candidates.
Petitioner’s counsel C Damodar Reddy urged the bench that the courtroom ought to be certain that the supplementary exams are held sooner in order that the scholars won’t lose an educational yr. The bench refused to provide any such aid as a result of that could be a choice to be taken by the authorities after reviewing the pandemic state of affairs. It nonetheless requested the authorities to take all Covid-19 precautions whereas conducting exams.