Published: 23rd April 2020
Advanced summer holidays, cancellation of exams: How Jamia Hamdard is coping up with the lockdown
The university had recently released a set of guidelines that spoke of its measures to mitigate the impact of the lockdown
Universities and educational institutions across the world are struggling to adjust their academic calendars to beat the pandemic and the lockdown. While the country is under the lockdown, Jamia Hamdard university seems to have gotten it worked out. The institution has advanced its summer vacations parallelly with the lockdown, from April 15 to May 15 and will reopen on May 18.
The university's internal assessments will now be held online and the end semester examinations will be conducted only for the final year students. "The students will be given assignments, project reports, term paper, mini-review, open-book exams etc during the vacation period. All submitted reports should be duly put to the plagiarism check. These will be evaluated and marks given as this will be treated as par with a regular end semester exam," read in a statement. It has also relaxed the PhD thesis submission deadline by six months.
The online portal for new admissions will be open on June 20. "The online portal for admissions will be opened with immediate effect and will remain open till June 20, 2020. Admission counselling will commence from June 29, 2020 and admission formalities for new incoming batches will be completed by July 31, 2020. This is subject to the declaration of results of Board Exams, NEET, CLAT, JEE and other centralised admission tests," reads the statement. The classes will tentatively begin from August 3.