The Supreme Courtroom on Monday granted time to the College Grants Fee to answer to the affidavits filed by Delhi and Maharashtra governments, wherein they submitted they won’t conduct the ultimate time period exams at state universities.
The Courtroom has adjourned the matter to Friday after UGC sought time to file response to affidavits filed by Delhi and Maharashtra.
UGC has maintained all through that Delhi and Maharashtra can’t cancel exams as they’re certain by UGC Pointers. Underneath UGC Pointers, levels could be conferred after conduct of examination.
Solicitor Normal Tushar Mehta, showing for the UGC, knowledgeable Courtroom that the levels can’t be recognised if exams will not be held.
The three-judge bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan requested UGC to look at if states could be certain by UGC Pointers when Catastrophe Administration Act is in place, underneath which Delhi and Maharashtra have determined to cancel the exams.
The Supreme court docket was listening to a batch of petitions difficult a UGC round dated July 6, which made it obligatory for universities throughout the nation to conduct the ultimate time period exams by the top of September. The pleas sought the cancellation of the ultimate time period exams in view of COVID-19 pandemic.