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Delhi University Open Book Examination: Delhi HC Adjourns Hearing Till July 28

Karan Tripathi
23 July 2020 9:13 AM GMT
Delhi University Open Book Examination: Delhi HC Adjourns Hearing Till July 28
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The Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing on the petitions challenging the conduct of open book examination by the Delhi University to 28th July, in view of the plea pending in the SC challenging the UGC directives on the conduct of university examinations.

"We have to see what SC will choose to do. If it issues notice, whole dynamics will change", observed by the Court

The Court has directed the DU to place on record the data related to the first round of mock tests on the next hearing. The Court has further directed the DU to Submit on record the data pertaining to the students who fall under PwD category

A bench comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Justice Subramonium Prasad heard the batch of petitions challenging the decision of the University to conduct online Open Book Exams.

During the hearing the National Federation of Blind sought to raise a particular challenge to OBE. But the Court suggested waiting for the developments in the SC.

The DU has informed the court that, the revised exam notification has been published on their website.

The Court has adjourned the batch of petitions till Tuesday in order to see the stance taken by the SC on the related matters.

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