The Vice Chancellor of the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Prof SK Srivastava has assured to take the welfare of the final year students as top priority.
The assurance was made after a delegation of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Meghalaya Unit met him on Monday to seek clarification on the fate of the examination and evaluation criteria amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pro-vice chancellor Henry Lamin was also present during the meeting.
“The VC has assured the delegation that the welfare of the final year students are on his top priority list. He also informed that NEHU would soon come out with a clear picture once the matter is discussed in the Academic Council and Executive Committee,” ABVP state secretary Darilin Tang said after the meeting.
She said the delegation has requested the NEHU administration to clear its stance regarding the conduct of examination and evaluation in view of the pandemic.
According to her, the students are very much eager to gather some information about how they are going to be evaluated for the present academic year in the University.
Tang said some states and central Universities have already come up with notifications regarding the standard procedures they would follow to conduct the exams which ranges from various off-line modes to use of digital technologies to conduct online exams.
“Some have even indicated towards a possibility of direct promotion to the final year students,” she said while requesting the NEHU authority to provide information on this regard at the earliest.