Gujarat Cancels University Exams And Granted Merit-Based Progression To 9.5 Lakh Students

The Gujarat government has decided to cancel all the university exams for undergraduate courses due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has also decided to promote the students without examinations. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has chaired a high-level meeting and decided to promote students through the Merit-Based Progression. The decision will be a major relief to over 9.5 lakh students pursuing their UG courses in government and private colleges or universities of the state.


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Gujarat Cancels University Exams Due To COVID

CMO Gujarat tweeted, "In a major relief for over 9.50 lakh undergraduate college students, CM Shri @vijayrupanibjp decides to grant Merit Based Progression to the 2nd, 4th & 6th semester students, other than medial-para medical courses, of all the Govt and Pvt colleges/universities of the State."

Earlier, the Gujarat government has cancelled the Class 10 board exams and decided to grant mass promotion to all regular students owing to the present situation of COVID-19 in the state.

The government has also deferred the Class 12 board exams scheduled in May. The sources suggest that CM Vijay Rupani will take a decision regarding the Class 12 board exams by this month-end.

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) has directed school principals to promote Class 9 and 11 students to the next grade without exams.

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