The supreme court hearing in the University Grant Commission case challenging the guidelines that mandate the examination of the final year was supposed to be held on August 10, 2020. However, it has been now postponed to August 15, 2020.
Time has been granted to UGC to file a reply on the affidavits to Maharashtra and Delhi government.
According to some reports, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta is appearing for the UGC has stated that the students should focus on studies and continue to prepare for their final year exams. This created too much outrage among the students, the disappointed students have flood Twitter, with #StudentsAgainstUGCGuidelines.
When UGC released the guidelines for the conduction of the final year examination mandatorily by the end of September 2020, students opposed it and took to social media displaying their anger and disagreement over it.
The tweets on twitter are showing the agitation and dissatisfaction among the students and their parents for UGC’s decision to conduct examinations amid this pandemic.
Some Universities are unable to protect their staff from getting Corona positive how they will protect us!@PMOIndia
— Suhana Tabassum (@SuhanaTabassu10) August 7, 2020
Who will be responsible if one student losses his/her job opportunity? Are u trying to ruin our educational year?? @ugc_india
— Sumit sinha (@Sumitsi38986182) August 7, 2020
2020 is becoming so cruel for us,but this is man made,he can't survive with this kind of pressure situation and he says "i Quit" 😔
May his soul rest in peace🙏@PMOIndia
— Sayari (@Sayari14309949) August 7, 2020
In today’s hearing, SG Mehta question as to how states can cancel exams, he also sought time to file a reply to the affidavits by the states. “Final-year Students should continue to prepare for the exams, and if not conducted students cannot get the degree. This is the Law”, said in a report by SG Mehta.