In the wake of Corona crisis, Rajasthan State Government has cancelled university and college exams in the state for all students. All undergraduate and postgraduate students from universities, colleges and technical institutions across the state will be promoted without holding the exams.
Rajasthan CM announced the decision about cancellation of pending semester exams in the state through a tweet sent out from his personal handle. Taking the social media, he said “In the light of COVID-19 pandemic, the state government has decided not to hold examinations for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in all universities, colleges, and technical educational institutions in the state.”
The decision to cancel all the pending semester exams for higher education institutions based in the state was taken by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in a high-level meeting held on 4th July 2020.
The high-level meeting was attended by Minister of State for Higher Education Bhanwar Singh Bhati, Minister of State for Technical Education Subhash Garg, Chief Secretary Rajiv Swaroop, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Niranjan Arya, Higher Education Secretary Shuchi Sharma, Information and Public Relations Commissioner Mahendra Soni, as per a report filed by Times Now.
Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma said that the state government was mulling to introduce a chapter on Coronavirus pandemic in the school curriculum from next year.