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Kerala HC cancels KTU offline exams

As per the students, the UGC had notified only final year-semester exams are to be held offline.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 29, 2021 9:52:13 am
Of the total seats, 85 per cent are reserved for CAP seats, 10 per cent are for in-house students’ quota and five per cent are management quota seats. (Representational)

The offline examinations of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) for the I and III semster BTech courses have been cancelled, the Kerala High Court ordered on Tuesday. Click here to read notification.

Students had earlier filed a petition against holding offline examinations for the first and third-semester. As per the plea, the decision of conducting exams is against the University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines. They said that the UGC had notified only final year-semester exams are to be held offline.

According to an official notification released on the university website, all exams scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed.

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“It is hereby notified that all examinations scheduled tomorrow (28-07-2021, Wednesday) stands postponed in view of the direction from the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala (by 5PM today) as per information from the Standing Counsel of the University,” the notification read.

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