The final year examinations will be held from the first week of October, Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant said.
The results will be available between October 31 and November 10. These exams will be of low marks and if possible, students will be allowed to take the exam from home, said Uday Samant.
A final decision will be taken in the next two days after discussions with the Chief Minister and the Governor, and at the request of some universities, the UGC will be asked for an extension till October 31, Samant said.
The Supreme Court has ruled that the final year exams can be postponed, but cannot be canceled altogether, and the degree cannot be awarded without taking the exam.
Respecting this decision, the state government is ready to conduct the final semester examinations of the universities in Maharashtra, said Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant.
Commenting on the apex court's decision, Samant said, "We respect the apex court's decision. Had come. "
Following the decision of the Supreme Court, a committee was appointed under the chairmanship of Suhas Pednekar on the final year examinations in the state. The state government has taken this decision after he submitted his report.
About 60 lakh 382 thousand students will appear for the final year examination.
The universities of Mumbai, Pune, Solapur and Nagpur have requested for extension till October 31. Amravati and Yashwantrao Chavan Open University have asked for extension till November 10. Samant has said that he will request UGC in this regard.
We will create a new pattern keeping in mind that the students will not be mentally disturbed, Uday Sammat has assured.