The Gauhati University has decided to scrap the Three Years Degree (TDC) course third semester examination scheduled to be held from July 23, 2021 on online mode,
Gauhati University Controller of Examinations DJ Choudhury in a notification issued on Monday said that the university authorities have decided to cancel the third semester examination as per UGC guidelines issued on July 2021.
“The 3rd-semester examination already scheduled for UG courses is hereby cancelled. The students will be promoted as done in the earlier semester as per the said UGC guidelines,” the notification said.
GU’s announcement of intermediate semester exams came a few days after the release of UGC guidelines on exams and academic calendar for 2021-22.
In its guidelines, the University Grants Commission (UGC) said intermediate semester students should be promoted with internal evaluation and previous semester marks.
“For intermediate semester/year students, assessment shall be based on internal evaluation and previous semester as suggested in 2020 guidelines,” the commission said.
For 6th semester undergraduate students, the exams will be conducted in the second part of August, in online mode only, the university added.
“The 60 per cent syllabus will be covered in the final semester examination. The 60 per cent course of the syllabus will cover starting from unit-I to 60 per cent of the syllabus,” GU said in its notification.
The UGC has directed universities to conduct exams for final year or end semester students by August 31, in online, offline, or blended mode, following COVID-19 guidelines.
For the fresh batch of students, the admission process should be completed by September 1 and classes should begin in October, the commission said.