JNTUA Official Notification on Mid/End Examination , Class Work, Attendance, Viva-Voce Exams 2020 – Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur expresses its greetings to all the Management members, Principal, Faculty members and students of this University. Stay safe and Healthy. This University in tune with UGC and AICTE has contemplated for conducting classwork and examinations for the students studying in Constituent, Autonomous and Affiliated institutions.
Registrations of the students attending final Year Regular examinations should be as per norms of the University. Registration for backlog subjects of final Year students will be informed at the earliest.
The above guidelines are given in view of COVID-19 crisis. However, these guidelines are applicable only for this academic year only. Any changes will be communicated to you through JNTUA Web portal. This University should conduct all examinations by taking all safe and precautionary steps. The guidelines given by this University and UGC as well are enclosed to follow strictly.
The examination scheduled will be given such that not more than 2 or 3 branches of Engineering students to write the final Semester examinations. Precautionary steps to be taken to maintain the social distance. All class rooms should be sanitized.
Final semester students near to any of the place may opt for writing the end semester and mid semester examinations. Thereby, the mid examination question papers should be communicated to the colleges, where students are writing the examinations.
All other precautionary steps as enclosed in the Annexure have to be strictly followed. All transport facilities with necessary sanitization may be given to avoid the corona problem. All hostels should be sanitized and necessary precautionary steps to be taken for food preparations. Each room may be given to only one student. Students nearby to opted places to write the examination need not be given any hostel rooms.
Guidelines for opening of the constituent and affiliated colleges and conduct of examinations
- Before commencement of the classwork or the examinations, all the buildings of the colleges as well as the hostels (if any) are to be sanitized and disinfected.
- All the students and staff members must wear masks while they are in the campus.
- Sanitizers are to be provided at the entrance of the campus/building and the security on-duty must ensure that every staff member/student cleans their hand with the liquid sanitizers. The security
should allow those, who only wear masks.
- Social distancing should be maintained at every place viz. inside the classrooms, laboratories, examination halls and places of common amenities like canteen, mess etc.,
- Thermal scanning has to be carried out at the place of entry into the campus to all students and the staff.
- Appropriate measures need to be taken to maintain sufficient distancing while operating the college buses.
- All the class rooms where the classes and examinations are conducted, the laboratories and college buses are to be sanitized on regular basis.
- If any student falls sick, he/she should be kept in isolated place; proper care and appropriate first aid treatment must be rendered. The case shall be reported to appropriate authorities.
- No meetings or gatherings of any sort are to be conducted in the colleges.
- All the examinations will be conducted as per the instructions of the state Govt Higher Education Dept., as and when received
- Any provisions which are stored in the college attached hostels shall get inspected and certified by the Food Inspector before usage and starting of the messes.
- Any suspected corona case (after thermal scanning and other symptoms) should be brought to the notice of the Principal of the college. Such persons should undergo for blood test, corona test etc., The same shall be reported to the appropriate authorities.
- The universities should strengthen the mechanism of mentor – mentee through dedicated portal on university website to impact timely guidance and counselling to the students. Besides, faculty advisor and supervisor assigned to each student should maintain regular communication with the students.
- All hostel workers must wear the face masks and maintain the physical distance while working. They should frequently sanitize their hands.
Accordingly, the guidelines to be followed for conducting mid/end or backlogs examination are given as follows.
1. Internal examinations for I, II and III year (II Mid exams)
- Internal examination (II Mid exams) will be conducted along with End exams.
- Students will be promoted to next year giving the credit exemptions for this year only.
- Internal marks will be awarded for these years at later time, after conducting the II Mid exam.
2. Internal examination for the IV year students
Internal examination (II Mid) will be conducted along with End exams from September onwards based on the COVID-19 scenario. Internal marks will be awarded for these years at later time, after conducting the II Mid exam.
3. End examinations for I, II & III years
Examinations may be conducted at later time, when normalcy is restored. However, students may be promoted to the next corresponding years by giving exemptions to the credits as on the date of promotion.
4. End examinations for the IV year students
- Final term and also Mid-term examinations will be conducted in the month of September onwards.
- No jumbling system and students can opt for nearby places near to their residents to write examinations.
- Examinations for different disciplines will be given different dates All affiliated institutions and autonomous institutions will take care of conducting the examinations as per the precautionary steps given by JNTUA and UGC.
5. Viva voce Examinations for B.Tech / M.Tech / B.Pharm / M.Pharm / M.B.A / M.C.A & Ph.D. & Comprehensive Viva voce
Viva Voce will be conducted online with necessary recording facility by the concerned institutions as per the norms of the University (Item 8.3 (b)).
6. Backlog subjects
- The students of the terminal semester having backlogs will be examined as per the norms of the University from the month of September onwards. No credit exemptions for the terminal semester students.
- However, students having backlogs for I, II & III years will be conducted when normalcy is restored.
7. Commencement of classwork
As per AICTE guidelines online classes will be commenced for existing students from 17/08/2020 onwards.
8. Attendance for theory classes
Attendance for online classes as per the UGC guidelines will be added to offline attendance.
9. Attendance for the laboratory classes
Cumulative attendance will be considered based on number of practical classes attended before lockdown.
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