IUST | Notice regarding examination for session Autumn-Spring-2020 - Kashmir Student Alerts


Friday, 15 May 2020

IUST | Notice regarding examination for session Autumn-Spring-2020


A meeting was conducted by the Vice Chancellor with Dean Academic Affairs, Registrar and all the Deans on
12.05.2020 to take stock of the current academic status and discuss future course of action.

After detailed
deliberations and considering the inputs from Heads of Departments conveyed by the Dean of respective School and keeping in view the current situation, the Vice Chancellor in exercise of special powers vested in him by virtue of section 3(v) of the University Act has approved the following:

The current odd semester and the following even semester (Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020) shall be merged together for the purpose of teaching and conduct of examinations for all UG, PG and Diploma

The examination shall be conducted for both the semesters jointly starting from the month of August
2020 after receiving syllabus completion certificate from the concerned teacher/HoD.
Consequent upon above all the HoDs shall:

  • a) Continue conducting online classes and try to cover as much syllabus possible using online platforms like Zoom, Google classes etc up to the maximum possible satisfaction of students.

  • b) Frame the schedule for online classes for the next semester, convey it to the students besides posting it on the University website and start the classes immediately.

  • c) Conduct internal assessments of students maintaining the sanctity of academic expectations and integrity of examination process.

  • d) Employ simplified modes and methods of internal assessments to complete the process. These may include Open Book Examination, Open Choices, assignment/ presentation-based assessments etc

  • e) After the end of lockdown, practical and interactive classes may also be arranged before the conduct of final examination if needed/possible.

  • f) For UG/ PG students pursuing Projects/ Dissertations, in view of the prevailing circumstances, review- based/ secondary data-based projects or software-driven projects, instead of laboratory-based experiments or field/ survey-based be assigned.

  • g) Students be counselled through the online classes on the safety measures to be taken during the Covid-19 pandemic and keep themselves safe and healthy.

Deputy Registrar
No: IUST/Acad/Notification/20/188
Dated: 15.05.2020