By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jul 02, 2020 12:22 IST
Formula on promoting University/ College final year Students, today

The formula through which University/ College students of final year / semester would be promoted, is going to be announced today. According to sources a Committee formed in the chairmanship of Professor N K Taneja will submit a report to State Chief Minister describing the promotion formula for final year students. Earlier the government has taken decision to scrap University / College examinations even for final semester/ year. For about 48 lakh University / College students of final year / semester the new formula is going to be rolled-out on Thursday. It is expected that on average marks students of Universities / Colleges would be promoted. The average will be formed on the marks obtained in previous year// semester examinations.

Earlier a committee was formed to look after all the possibilities of holding examinations in State Higher Educational Institutions. Committee under the chairmanship of Chaudhary Charan Singh University Chancellor Prof N K Taneja recently evaluated all the possible options and prepared a report. Reviewing the situation, on June 29 State Government decided to scrap examinations & promoting final year/ last semester students.

According to sources, it is expected that all State Universities/ Colleges would take decision to promote final year / semester students on an average marks of previous year / semester exams. Suggestions have been submitted by committee to promote 3rd Year students on average marks of 1st and 2nd-year examinations and 2nd year students on average marks of first year exams. However, the report prepared by Committee is assumed to be released today and core decision is yet to be taken. Earlier on 29 June, Committee decided to scrap all University / College examinations in the Uttar Pradesh state and decided to promote all students without holding exams. The promotion formula is expected to get prepared by Thursday, sources said.

promotion on average marks

According to reports after the decision, about 48 Lakh students of University/ Colleges in Uttar Pradesh state to get promoted. The formula of promotion will be decided for final semester students in compliance to all received suggestions.

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After MHA's decision on Unlock 2.0 guidelines, several states including Haryana, Gujarat, Rajasthan & Tamil Nadu have taken the decision to promote final year students of University / Colleges without holding exams. University Grant Commission has also hinted to promote final year/ semester students on Internal exams & last performances.