In a latest update as per the Telangana State Council of Higher Education it has been decided that no student who are in first or second year of degree programmes will be failed this year. Through the social media handle, Osmania University, apprised students of the Council’s decision.
Because of the current situation it is not possible for the University/college to conduct examinations on time, Telangana has decided to promote all degree students who are studying in first or second year to the next year. However, it would be mandatory for all the students to clear their backlogs next year.
The Council has also very clearly stated that the 50 per cent credit rule will not be applicable this year. The rule states that in order to get promoted to next year, it is mandatory for all the students of first and second year to secure at least 50 per cent credits. The rule is not applicable for the students in first or second year of the current academic year as the council is giving one time exception.
Professor T Papi Reddy, who is the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) Chairman, stated that even though degree exams will be conducted for the students, but no student in first or second year will be detained.
He also added on to it that in order to get their degree students of third year must clear all examinations properly.
In Telagna, University/college examinations as per UGC order seeing the current situation all examinations have been postponed. All the Universities and colleges in the state have taken to online methods of teaching. Clear instructions have been given by Osmania University that all of its faculty members to use online teaching resources and complete the remaining syllabus by the end of April.