Hyderabad: The Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Telangana on Wednesday ordered the Universities in the state to reschedule the examination in view of the earlier order by the Government for the closure of educational institutions.
On Tuesday the Government ordered all education institutions to remain temporarily closed, until further orders. The decision was taken after the state saw a spurt in COVID19 cases across various educational institutes. The residential schools in the district of Medchal Malkjigiri, Kamareddy, Nirmal and Mancherial had reported a number of new COVID cases.
Earlier on Wednesday, Osmania University and Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University have issued a notification that the ongoing supplementary and regular examinations of all Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses shall be conducted as per the schedules which have been already issued.
The Collegiate department said that the universities can hold online examinations.
Also, the University of Hyderabad on March 24 decided to pause the return of terminal semester post-graduate students and all research scholars (except the 2020 batch) to the campus until further notice.
Two weeks ago, the University's Task Force had recommended the return of about 2000 terminal semester students if they wished to do so.
In view of the upsurge in Covid-19 cases in different parts of the country as well as the latest decision of the Government of Telangana to close all educational institutions in the State,
After a review meeting held by the Vice-Chancellor this morning with senior administrators and the Task Force, the University has announced that it was putting on hold all plans to start in-person or blended teaching classes until further orders. The academic units have been asked to continue all teaching online and conduct end-semester examinations also online.