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SC verdict on UGC, Final Year Exams 2020: Top 5 developments on the hearing

Students who have cleared exams till March 25, have completed 5 semesters, have completed internal assessment. For them, essentially over 85% of the course is completed, argues council to Maharashtra

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BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

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The Supreme Court today resumed hearing the arguments on a batch of pleas challenging the July 6 circular of the University Grants Commission (UGC) mandating to conduct the final term exams by the end of September. So far, there has been no decision on the final year examinations. Himachal Pradesh HC has allowed a stay in the final year examinations, pending the SC decision on the matter. In another case, SC yesterday rejected the plea to postpone the JEE Main and NEET 2020 entrance examinations, citing that the careers of the students cannot be played with. The hearing is expected to be taken up in the first half.

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First Published: Tue, August 18 2020. 12:21 IST