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Students vs UGC : Live Updates Of Hearing In Karnataka HC

13 Aug 2020 8:20 AM GMT
Students vs UGC : Live Updates Of Hearing In Karnataka HC
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The Karnataka High Court begins hearing on petition filed by students of the Bangalore Institute of Technology, seeking the option of online exams for the exams held by Visvesvaraya Technological University.

Yesterday, the Court had asked the VTU if viva can be done online, why can't exams be held online.

Follow this page for live updates. 

Live Updates

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:54 AM GMT

    HC : The contact details of the government official designated as Grievance officer to be put up on the website of VTU to enable the students to contact and get their grievances addressed. Matter posted to September 25. Hearing over.

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:54 AM GMT

    HC : Grievances by students, including students from out of Karnataka, to be addressed by a grievance officer nominated by the Government along with the Registrar of VTU

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:54 AM GMT

    Court records State's submissions that the SOPs applicable for the CET exam conducted in Karnataka earlier (amid the pandemic) would also be followed in the conduct of these exams.

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:51 AM GMT

    HC : University should keep in mind that the final exam would have a great impact on the students' future prospects. It is expected to explore all grievances made by students seriously.

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:50 AM GMT

    HC : The exam is due to be conducted on September 15. This time is sufficient for the University to reconsider whether special exams can be held online.

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:49 AM GMT

    HC: The University is directed to reconsider the issue, take assistance and counsel from experts to the extent possible.

    The number of "special chance exam" students may be smaller, so university may be in a position to take a better decision after the exam is conducted

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:38 AM GMT

    State government adv informs that SOP has been issued during KCET.

    HC starts dictating order. 

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:34 AM GMT

    Bhat says let VTU justify its decision.

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:34 AM GMT

    HC says let the University be given time, so that University can come back with an informed decision. 

  • 13 Aug 2020 8:32 AM GMT

    Bhat: The University should not come back in Sept and say that they cannot hold online exams. Let them come next week and say.

    HC : With the passage of time we cannot say whether the situation will improve or not. Even SC is contemplating of having physical hearing.

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