The University of Delhi on Tuesday released its revised academic calendar for the Academic session 2020-21. The classes and exams in the view of pandemic and the nationwide lockdown were postponed. DU revised academic calendar is for the first-year undergraduate and postgraduate students for the academic year 2020-21. The main examinations are scheduled from August 12 to August 24.
Revised Academic Calender for the Academic session 2020-21.@UnivofDelhi pic.twitter.com/kkY9cHGQVs
— University of Delhi (@UnivofDelhi) June 22, 2021
The preparatory break starts from August 03 to August 11, 2021. The practical examinations are to be held during this break. While the mid-semester shall start from August 25. Where some students are against the conduction of even semester examinations and say that the evaluation should be assignment-based, the rest say that the colleges should open as online education isn’t effective and the students have already wasted enough months due to the pandemic.
The new session is set to commence on August 31, 2021.
While DU hints at conducting an entrance test instead of merit-based admission 2021. Students have been raising their concern for fair means of admission in the colleges and demanding CUCET after the Central Board of Secondary education(CBSE) on 1st June released a notice announcing the cancellation of board exams of class 12th because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The decision is still awaited.
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