Allow provisional admission to UG, PG courses: UGC to universities

Allow provisional admission to UG, PG courses: UGC to universities
Abhay Anand | Sep 1, 2020 - 12:11 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission, UGC, has advised universities to allow provisional admission to students in undergraduate and postgraduate courses, till September end and beyond. The UGC is also planning to issue a revised academic calendar on this.

The UGC has written to all universities and colleges to allow provisional admission to all the eligible students even after September 30 as the final year examinations will happen in universities till end September.

As per the UGC letter, “admissions to the UG and PG programmes for the session 2020-21 may be completed by 31.08.2020. If necessity arises, provisional admissions may also be made and relevant documents of qualifying examination may be accepted up to 30.09.2020”.

It further states that as per the guidelines issued on July 6, the period for conducting the final year, terminal semester examinations has been extended up till the end of September 2020, in view of COVID-19 Pandemic.

“Therefore, in the larger interest of the students, the universities/ institutions (including Central Universities) are advised to continue to grant provisional admissions, if students are otherwise eligible for such admissions as per the norms of the concerned university/institution where the admission is being sought, even after 30.09.2020 till revised guidelines on Academic Calendar are issued by the UGC,” the UGC letter reads.

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