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New academic session in varsities from Sep, end semester exams in July: UGC

The admission process will begin in universities from August 1

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The varsities may decide whether to conduct exams online or offline keeping in view the support system available with them and ensuring fair opportunity to all students | Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

BS Web TeamPTI New Delhi
The new academic session for freshers may begin in universities from September and for already enrolled students in August in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, the University Grants Commission (UGC) told varsities on Wednesday.

The admission process will begin in universities from August 1.

Detailing the guidelines for examinations and academic calendar for the universities in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, the commission said the exams for final semester students be conducted in July.

The varsities may decide whether to conduct exams online or offline keeping in view the support system available with them and ensuring

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First Published: Apr 29 2020 | 11:20 PM IST

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