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Promote Mumbai FY-SY college students to next class: BUCTU

MUMBAI: In view of the large disruption in lecturers all the way through the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bombay University and College Teachers Union (BUCTU) has asked the college to advertise all FY and SY students pending their tests and results, right here on Tuesday.

In a letter to the University of Mumbai Vice-Chancellor Suhas Pednekar, BUCTU President G. B. Raje and General Secretary Madhu Paranjpe have highlighted the plight of hundreds of thousands of displaced families, lost incomes and desperation emigrate to their native places on foot.

There isn't any information available at the collection of students who may be affected by this and BUCTU said any plans through the college to announce tentative examination schedules would upload to the stressed out and stranded students woes.

Raje and Paranjpe have suggested Pednekar to focus entirely at the graduation of the Academic Year 2020-2021 when normalcy returns as an alternative of saying tentative examination schedules.

"All First Year & Second Year (degree) students should be allowed to take admission for the next year, pending their exams and results. All students in all faculties, be allowed to keep term next year This should be made applicable to all autonomous institutions as well," the BUCTU office-bearers demanded.

Even after the lockdown is lifted, all schools should be granted a two-week window to devise standard instructional actions and allow students Three-Four weeks' time to resume lectures, however in view of the large disruptions across the nation, any tests should be planned only after a go back to complete normalcy, Raje and Paranjpe said.

For engineering students, BUCTU has said that if the situation normalizes through April 30, then schools would possibly reopen from May Three, and a Three-week window should be given to enable students whole their pending years and Fourth Year tests as many must get ready for campus placements through June-July.

In case the situation calls for additional measures till mid-May, then a weeklong window must be given to the engineering schools when they are able to habits all oral tests through video-conferencing, followed through the regular First-Fourth Year tests from May-end to mid-June.

The BUCTU said that in each instances, for this year the Second-Third Year tests should be carried out on the school levels after June 22, earlier than starting the next AY 2020-2021, to make sure any delays are nullified.

Raje and Paranjpe requested Pednekar to put across the BUCTU's suggestions to the Chancellor and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari and Minister for Higher & Technical Education Uday Samant in this subject.

Founded 162 years in the past, the University of Mumbai is ranked amongst some of the global's oldest and biggest varsities with greater than 710 affiliated schools.

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