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Granted permission to hold final year exams after considering "academic interest of a large number of students", MHA tells Supreme Court
As per the affidavit, communications were exchanged between the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and the MHA wherein the former agreed to the conduct of final year exams as per UGC guidelines.
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has told Supreme Court that it has granted permission for exams to be conducted amid the COVID-19 pandemic in view of the academic interests of a "large number of students".
An affidavit filed to this effect comes shortly after the University Grants Commission (UGC) questioned the Maharashtra and Delhi governments' move to cancel exams during the pandemic.
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