In the wake of Coronavirus, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has decided to postpone the June 2020 term-end examinations. The Examination which was scheduled to be conducted from June 1, 2020, has been postponed due to the lockdown.
According to reports, IGNOU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Nageshwar Rao, made the confirmation regarding the postponement of the examination in a Facebook live.
The Vice-Chancellor in his Facebook Live session also added that the new schedule of the June Term End Examinations will be released later considering the situation at the time.
The students have also been informed at least 15 days prior to the examinations.
According to data close to 7.5 lakh candidates will be taking the term-end examination of IGNOU.
The VC has also assured the students that those who have to submit the project reports as part of the evaluation process for some of the subjects, the project submission process has been made online.
The University has asked students to check the official site regularly for updates.
The guidelines for submitting the projects online will be enlisted by the University separately on the website.
With respect to the programmes which require field work and collection of primary data, the exploration, and analysis of secondary research data will be allowed in place of the fieldwork since the lockdown has been imposed.