Exemption from writing exams other than final term exam: Chief Minister’s notice

Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy has ordered exemption for examinations other than college final examinations.

He said that in line with the students’ request, the UGC, based on the guidance of the Indian Council of Technical Education and the recommendation of the Tamil Nadu High Level Committee, has taken this step by exempting the Tamil Nadu Higher Education Department from examinations other than college final examinations.

According to a press release issued by the Chief Minister:

Due to corona infection, students in higher education
In the interest of the High Level Committee set up by the Government of Tamil Nadu
Based on the recommendation and under the guidance of the University Grants Committee and the All India Council for Technical Education
Providing scores

First and second year Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
For undergraduate and postgraduate students in various technical courses,

ளுக்கும் For first year undergraduate and postgraduate students,

ளுக்கும் For first, second and third year undergraduate engineering students,

ிலும் In the first year of postgraduate engineering degree
For students,

Similarly, M.C.A. First and second year students
For students

It was ordered on 23.7.2020 to be exempted from the examination for this season only and to proceed to the next academic year. Based on that, the Government issued a guideline issued by the Department of Higher Education on 27.7.2020.

Students who are currently accepting the request and in their interest, on the recommendation of a high level committee set up by the Government of Tamil Nadu, will be exempted from writing the examination as per the guidelines of the University Grants Commission and the All India Council of Technical Education for students awaiting payment of fees for examinations other than the final term examinations. The Department of Higher Education has been directed to issue a detailed order in this regard.