[Breaking] States cannot promote students without holding final year exams, may approach UGC seeking extension of deadline: Supreme Court

The Bench held today that the decision taken by the State of Maharashtra to cancel exams amid the pandemic under the Disaster Management Act shall prevail.
[Breaking] States cannot promote students without holding final year exams, may approach UGC seeking extension of deadline: Supreme Court
UGC and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today held that state governments will not be allowed to promote students without holding final year university examinations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, the Court gave states the discretion to approach the University Grants Commission (UGC) for an extension of the deadline by which final year exams should be completed.

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