The Bar Council of India has unanimously passed a resolution and guidelines with regard to the Online Examinations in the light of detailed guidelines for conducting examinations issued by the University Grants Commission on April 27, 2020.
The Secretary of Bar Council of India, Mr. Srimanto Sen has written a letter to all the Vice-chancellors, Principals, Registrars or Deans of the Law Universities in India notifying them the guidelines for online examination in the light of detailed guidelines for conducting examinations issued by the University Grant Commission on 27.04.2020.
The General Council of the Bar Council of India in its meeting held on 24.5.2020 had resolved to pass the resolution and guidelines mentioned below; –
- Final year students of 3 years and 5 years courses may be allowed to appear in online examination. However, the Universities must adopt an alternative strategy for conducting examinations for those students who are unable to avail the online examinations for any reasons.
- Intermediate semester students: will be promoted on the basis of performance of previous years and marks obtained in internal examination of the current year. The Universities are directed to conduct the end semester examination within a month of reopening of the colleges.
- The Universities must adhere to COVID-19 protocol and ensure that the norms of social distancing, is adhered to in the campus and all class rooms and examination halls are sanitized time to time. The safety and health of the students should not be compromised at any cost.
- The Universities are instructed to maintain the highest academic standards and integrity in conducting the examinations.
Read the letter here;