Retired Professor defends validity of UGC Guidelines for mandatory conduct of Final year exams by September, seeks to intervene in SC pleas

Professor Dhananjay Raghunath Kulkarni contends that the UGC guidelines are backed by law and that all Universities are bound by it.
Retired Professor defends validity of UGC Guidelines for mandatory conduct of Final year exams by September, seeks to intervene in SC pleas
A number of pleas have been moved in the Supreme Court challenging the UGC's July 6 guidelines which mandate the conduct of terminal semester/ final year University exams by September.

A retired professor has moved an application to intervene in the pleas before the Supreme Court challenging the UGC's revised guidelines of July 6 which mandate the conduct of this year's terminal semester or final year University exams by September, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

In his application, Dhananjay Raghunath Kulkarni contends that in view of Sections 12 and 26 of the UGC Act, and in view of the 2003 Regulations issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) regarding the Minimum Standards of Instruction for formal higher education, all Universities are bound by the revised Guidelines issued by the UGC.

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