JNU Students’ Union To UGC: Suspend All Exams In View Of COVID-19

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New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) has urged the University Grants Commission urging it to suspend all examinations in view of rising COVID-19 cases. JNUSU councillors Amrit Raj and Anagh Pradeep appealed to the body to issue fresh guidelines with respect to the conduct of examinations.

“We write to you with regard to suspending all examination and evaluation processes of the ongoing semester, taking into consideration the unprecedented rise in the COVID-19 cases across the country,” they said in their letter to the commission’s secretary, NDTV reported.

Citing how students, teachers and their families are affected by the pandemic, they alleged that “students and faculties are being forced to take part in the examination process even while they themselves have been infected and are battling the disease,” the report added.

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