In the state as per UGC Guidelines, Rajasthan government has made a final decision to conduct final year exams in offline mode . Ashok Gehlot who is the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, stated that all the universities and colleges in the state would conduct final exams according to the UGC Guidelines . Due to pandemic, the candidates were not able to give exams, the state would also conduct special exams for candidates.
At a high-level meeting held at the residence of Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister along with other officials this decision was taken . Moreover, in the meeting, it was also decided that this decision has been taken to maintain the credibility of the exam, and validity of the degrees are not doubted. In this regard soon, the Minister also stated that the Higher Education Department of the state would later issue detailed guidelines for the candidates .
In the state in the wake of the COVID19 pandemic, earlier the state government in the month of July had cancelled undergraduate as well as postgraduate exams. In the state, the exams for all universities, colleges, and technical educational institutions remained cancelled. Earlier it was decided that the students who would appear for the exams would be promoted without exams.
For final year exams, the state government has yet not shared the exam schedule. As per the Supreme Court verdict, in the month of September-October, all the universities and colleges need to conduct the final year exams . The exams cannot be cancelled but they can ask the UGC for extension.