UGC issues guidelines for semester examinations and reopening of universities
The University Grant Commission (UGC) has released an official notice regarding the covid-appropriate behaviour to be followed by the higher educational institutions (HEIs). The notification is available on the official website of the commission at ugc.ac.in.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 outbreak pandemic, several guidelines have been issued by the UGC with respect to the academic calendar, examinations, re-opening of institutions. Further, several Standard Operating Procedure or SOPs were issued with regards to the conduct of examination during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the subsequent lockdowns, With regards to this, the commission released several notifications dated April 29, 2020, July 6, 2020, July 8, 2020, September 29, 2020, November 5, 2020, and July 16, 2021