Kohima, June 11 (NE): The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) in a letter to the vice chancellor, Nagaland University (NU), Lumami, on June 10, 2020, appealed to promote the 6th semester students as well without conducting exams, and also proposed to consider those having backlog papers.
The letter said that given the unprecedented situation, the ANCSU strongly forthput to the university to promote the 6th semester students along with the 2nd and 4th semester students.
The ANCSU stated that even on May 04, 2020, it has raised concerns and opinions for the Nagaland University Undergraduate exam 2020.
Mentioning that the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has thoroughly affected the academic calendar of the university, the ANCSU prioritizing the value of human life appealed the NU through the aforementioned letter to promote both intermediate and terminal semester students for the backlog semester exam of academic session 2019-2020.
ANCSU recalled that after one month from the said appeal, the NU on June 09, 2020, notified to promote the 2nd and 4th semester students basing on the grading method issued (as guideline) by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Comprehending that the present 2nd and 4th semester students requires to go for admission to next semester vis-à-vis NU Academic Calendar, the ANCSU enquired the reason for keeping the decision on 6th semester exam pending.
As per the guidelines of the UGC, the ANCSU also echoed the same proposal that, if a student wishes to improve the grades, he/she should be given a chance to appear in special exams for such subjects during next semester.
The ANCSU expressed confidence that the University would promote the 6th semester students along with the 2nd and 4th semester students and also consider those having backlog.