Since the University Grants Commission (UGC) released guidelines of conducting the final year exams it has been receiving criticism for their decision as students and parents are furious with the decision as it will expose students to the threat of Coronavirus which has already taken a heavy toll on the life of millions of people in the world.
Many states had already decided to not conduct any exams as the condition is worsening due to the COVID-19. Even after center decided to conduct final year exams in the country in September risking the life of all said many parents and students.
Today Maharashtra cabinet minister Aaditya Thackeray moved the Supreme Court against the center’s decision to hold final year exams for colleges and universities in September.
“The central government was ignoring physical and mental health, anxiety and safety of students across the country in allowing examinations to be held” reads the statement issued by Yuva Sena.
“COVID-19 is a national disaster, in view of which the UGC should have canceled final year exams. However, it seems the UGC has not understood the full extent of dilemma the country is facing” the statement said.
On July 6, the UGC had issued revised guidelines to educational institutions across the country for conducting semester and final year examinations.