Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari as Chancellor of Universities on Thursday (3rd September 2020) asked the vice chancellors of non agricultural universities to complete the entire process of conducting the final year examinations including declaration of results by October 31st, 2020.
The Governor asked all universities to start the practical examinations from September 15th.
The Vice Chancellors were asked to consider conducting examinations using the best possible online mechanism including MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) / OMR Optical Mark Recognition method and to think of conducting Offline examinations only in exceptional cases.
The Governor gave these instructions to the vice chancellors during a video conference meeting he conducted with them from Raj Bhavan, in view of the Supreme Court order that the students of Final Year should not be passed without exams.
Minister of Higher and Technical Education Uday Samant, Chairman of the Committee of Vice Chancellors on Examination Dr Suhas Pednekar and Additional Chief Secretary, Higher and Technical Education Rajiv Jalota were among those present at Raj Bhavan .