New Delhi : The Supreme Court to hear plea challenging 6 July UGC Guidelines tomorrow. The Guidelines mandate Universities across India to conduct final year exams by September 30.
Petitions were filed in apex court by various students across the nation who suffered from this pandemic. In the last hearing Advocate Diwan has excellently presented arguments in favour of students.
Due to short in time, many lawyers have not been given a chance to present arguments. The court has adjourned the hearing till August 18. Tomorrow lawyers will argue on the matter and advocate Alakh alok will also argue on the behalf of 31 students.
MHA & UGC Affidavit
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and University Grant Commission (UGC) have already filed their affidavit. MHA has informed apex court that universities can re-open to conduct final year exams in India.
While, UGC clear its stand on final yera exams. UGC told that it is necessary to conduct final exams in order to maintain educational position of our country. UGC also stated that other countries have also conducted exams.
Maharashtra and Delhi Govt Affidavit
The government bodies of Maharashtra and Delhi have also filed their reply in Supreme Court. They have presented State Disaster Management Report in the court. According to the reports, it is not feasible for states to conduct final exams.
Maharashtra govt was focusing more on the number of corona cases increasing day by day in the SC. While, Delhi was presenting facts on this semester. Universities have not taken classes, students have not studies then how exams will be possible without study, they said.