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Students vs UGC: Live Updates From Karnataka HC Hearing

12 Aug 2020 5:33 AM GMT
Students vs UGC: Live Updates From Karnataka HC Hearing
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The Karnataka High Court is hearing a plea filed by students of the Bangalore Institute of Technology, challenging the UGC Guidelines to conduct final year exams. 

Follow this page for live updates.

Live Updates

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:44 AM GMT

    The bench adjourns hearing to tomorrow.

    1. VTU has been asked to respond on why online exams cannot be held when viva was done online.

    2. Govt asked to clarify about quarantine relaxations for students.

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:37 AM GMT

    HC to Govt Advocate: Students from outside the state will be coming. You find out the state's response on the communication made by the University seeking relaxation of quarantine regulations for students.  

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:28 AM GMT

    HC asks University,  "do you have any instructions on the State Government relaxing quarantine regulations for students?". 

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:28 AM GMT

    Adv Bhat the University should give at least a provisional degree if the University is not able to conduct the exams within reasonable period of time?

    HC says without exams no provisional degree

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:23 AM GMT

    HC: After 15/09, there is reasonable period of gap. What is the reasonable period for second chance exams?.

    Whether online can be allowed. This you have to respond, you take instruction, counsel for University. 

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:22 AM GMT

    HC : University, you will have to respond, place it in witting why exams cannot be done online when VIVA is being done online.

    University counsel says, I will take instruction. It may be posted tomorrow. 

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:20 AM GMT

    HC says, now we can ask the University to explore the possibility and time period in which the exams can be conducted.  

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:20 AM GMT

    Bhat : If you can do viva by online, it is not fair to say that you cannot do written exams online. I can give five to six platforms used by other colleges. 

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:17 AM GMT

    Bhat adds that viva is being conducted online. 

  • 12 Aug 2020 8:15 AM GMT

    HC says the only point is even if the technical point is taken care of they will have to design the process for conducting online exams.

    Adv Bhat argues Christ College has done it online, NLSIU has done it online. "Unprecedented situation needs creative solutions", he says.

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