Issuing the rules on educational calendar for the primary yr of undergraduate and postgraduate college students of the schools, the College Grants Fee additionally acknowledged that as a one time-measure, dad and mom and college students will get full refund of charges on account of all cancellation of admissions/ migration of scholars, as much as November 30, 2020, in view of the Covid-19 scenario.
Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union minister for training, saying the rules, stated: “In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Fee has accepted the report of the committee and accepted the UGC Pointers on Educational Calendar for the First 12 months of Beneath-Graduate and Submit-Graduate College students of the Universities for the Session 2020-21. To keep away from monetary hardship being confronted by the dad and mom attributable to lockdown and associated components, a full refund of charges might be made on account of all cancellation of admissions/ migration of scholars, as much as 30.11.2020, for this very session as a particular case.”
As per the calendar, the admissions to the primary yr programmes for the session 2020-21 might be accomplished by the tip of October 2020 and the final date for admissions to replenish the remaining vacant seats might be November 30, 2020.
The educational session will begin from November 1, 2020 and the teaching-learning course of could proceed in offline/ on-line/ blended mode. If there’s a delay in declaration of results of the qualifying examinations, the UGC has stated that the schools could plan and begin the educational session by November 18, 2020.
As per the steered educational calendar, the primary week of March 2021 might be a preparatory break and first semester exams might be carried out between March eight and March 26, 2021. Thereafter, there might be a nine-day semester break. The second semester exams might be carried out in August 2021 and the brand new 2021-22 educational session will begin from August 30, 2021.
The brand new calendar has not made any provision for summer time and winter breaks.
Other than this, the UGC has additionally steered that universities could observe a 6-day week sample for the educational session 2020-21 and 2021-2022 to compensate the loss for this batch of scholars.
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