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Delhi HC Seeks Reply from Centre and Delhi Government on PIL filed by Law Students Against Physical Exams By GGSIPU

Lawstreet Journal 4 Nov 2020 10:22pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Delhi HC Seeks Reply from Centre and Delhi Government on PIL filed by Law Students Against Physical Exams By GGSIPU

On Monday (02 November 2020), Delhi High Court sought the response of the Centre and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by several law students of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) for postponement and cancellation of the regular physical exams which are to be held from 02 November in the main campus as well as the affiliated colleges under the varsity.

A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Delhi Government, GGSIPU, Bar Council of India (BCI), University Grants Commission (UGC), Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS) and Amity University seeking their stand on the plea by 12 November. But the Court did not pass any interim orders in the ongoing matter. The students of GGSIPU mentioned that despite already giving multiple examinations under various notifications issued by respective colleges and now are being directed to give the same in the offline mode i.e. the physical mode of examinations for the same course.

The plea filed by Advocates Jahnvi Sharma and Paritosh Dhawan said the following,

The changing nature of notifications and the short time span between exams has made it burdensome for the petitioners (students) to manage studies, online classes, distanced learning, internal exams of previous semester followed by internal exams of curd semester clashing with current semester classes followed by physical examinations within a week.”

As per the PIL,

“A blanket notification forcing all the students to give exams through physical mode causes immense… Continue Reading...


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