The Punjab and Haryana excessive court docket on Thursday requested the Panjab College to contemplate whether or not it might promote final-year college students on the idea of their rating within the earlier semesters.
The route was handed after the petitioner college students, who’ve approached the court docket demanding scrapping of the exams, informed the court docket that the Maharashtra authorities and Central College of Tamil Nadu have determined to move college students on the idea of their efficiency in earlier semesters.
Some PU college students should journey from far-off locations like Leh and Ladakh to take examinations for the ultimate semester, they informed the court docket.
The order was handed by the HC bench of justice Ritu Bahri on the plea of six college students. The scholars have challenged the varsity’s directive for final-year college students to look for his or her last-semester exams.
They’ve argued that college students from throughout the nation research at PU and as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, most of them have needed to journey again to their residence cities, which has additional made it unimaginable to return with out risking their well being.
PU has practically 200 schools affiliated to it in Chandigarh and Punjab, with an enormous base of scholars from Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, in addition to some college students from far-off locations, together with north-eastern states.
“The journey is not going to simply pressure college students to face uncertainty and threat, however they may also should self-quarantine for a number of days in keeping with the state pointers. Thus, virtually making it unimaginable for college students to return and provides the examinations and head again to their residence after each examination,” they’ve informed court docket.
The excessive court docket, whereas deferring the listening to until August 13, mentioned the interim order as handed on July 15 will proceed. It was on July 15 that prime court docket had restrained PU from holding exams in July.
On July 18, the varsity had determined to advertise all college students besides outgoing batches.