Hyderabad: Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), Nalgonda, has agreed to conduct the final semester review of graduation courses from 12 to 17 September.
The Controller of Examinations, MGU, Miryala Ramesh, said on Tuesday that the length of the test will be shortened from three hours to two hours in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Semester tests will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
He said that there would be improvements in the subject papers, that there would be only one section, and that students would have a choice of questions in them. The fourth semester of the test would have taken place on 13 September. Daily and back-log students can take part in the fourth semester examinations.
Students could take part in the tests, wearing face masks, and the seat distribution in the test will be in compliance with the requirements of physical distance.
The meeting of the Board of Studies, MGU, which took place in the campus premises, determined that all students should be considered to be present for the duration of the lock-up time as part of the academic almanac.
It also resolved to stop detention for this spell of examinations because of the prevailing pandemic situation.
Only those who have paid the examination fee will be eligible to be advanced to the next semester by the university. However, students will have to take the exams if and when the situation becomes standard and as determined by the university. (INN)