SC adjourns hearing in plea challenging UGC Guidelines, SG says students have to continue preparing for exams in the meanwhile: LIVE UPDATES

The Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah is hearing the matter.
SC adjourns hearing in plea challenging UGC Guidelines, SG says students have to continue preparing for exams in the meanwhile: LIVE UPDATES
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The Supreme Court is hearing the challenge to the University Grants Commission's (UGC) July 6 guidelines mandating the conduct of final year/ terminal semester university exams amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the last hearing, the Court had asked the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to clarify its stand on the issue.

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The Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah is hearing the matter.

The Delhi Government has informed the Court that it would not hold final year exams in state Universities.

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Earlier, the Maharashtra Government also told the Court that the State Disaster Management Authority on July 13 had resolved to not conduct examinations in the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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However, UGC did not budge from its initial stand and stated that exams must be conducted by September 30.

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