COVID-effect: Semester exams for UG, PG courses cancelled in TN

Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday said he has ordered cancellation of semester exams and allows the students to proceed to the next academic year in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement issued here, Palaniswami said a high-level committee set up to examine the possibility of holding semester exams for college students has said owing to COVID-19 pandemic exams cannot be held.

Palaniswami said based on the guidance of the University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) undergraduate and postgraduate students of arts, science, engineering, computer science courses are exempted from exams for this semester only.

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