There is no irregularity in the passing of arrear students: Tamilnadu Govt clarifies High CourtSivaranjani Soundararaj (Author) Published Date : Nov 21, 2020 16:29 IST
Due to the spread of corona, educational institutions across the country have been closed and various examinations of schools and colleges have been canceled and students have been declared eligible. Likewise, the Tamilnadu Government also declared all the arrear exam candidates who have registered by paying fees for the attempt.
Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami has announced that on the recommendation of a high level committee set up by the government of Tamil Nadu, all students who are waiting to pay the fees for examinations other than the final term examinations will be exempted from writing the examination as per the UGC and AICTE guidelines.
Students appearing for the arrear examination were also exempted from examinations other than the final term examination. However, cases have been filed against the Tamilnadu government's decision on arrear examination results stating irregularity by Anna University Vice-Chancellor Balagurusamy and Advocate Ramkumar Athithan the Madras High Court.
Clearing the mishaps, Higher Education department of Tamilnadu today in the hearing under the magistrates Sathyanarayan and Hemalatha clarified that there is no irregularity in passing the arrear students and stated that the decision has been declared purely after complete discussion with the respected educational authorities.
Despite the government's response, the magistrates will make final decisions on the opposition.