Jammu Cluster Varsity promotes students of intermediate semesters

SUNIL SHARMA. Updated: 7/29/2020 11:12:14 AM Front Page

JAMMU: Following the guidelines which were issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) on April 29 this year to the higher education institutes including colleges and universities across the country, the Cluster University of Jammu (CLUJ) has decided to promote the students of Intermediate Semesters (second and fourth semester) as one time exception due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak.
As per the issued guidelines, the promotion of students of 2nd and 4th semesters of Under Graduate (General), Under Graduate (Honours), Post Graduate Integrated (Honours) programmes and 2nd semester of Post Graduate programmes will be made as per fixed criteria.
According to it, 50 percent weightage will be given to preceding semester performance, the percentage of Home Assignments will be 30 percent while Internal Assessment/Viva Voce/Practicals will carry 20 percent weightage.
Further, no Examination will be conducted for 2nd, 4th (backlog cases) and 5th (bi-annual) semesters of all Under Graduate, (Honours) and Integrated UG Programmes (Including B.Ed.-M.Ed. Integrated Program). However, such of the students will be evaluated on the basis of the parameters wherein 50 percent weightage will be given from minor examination score in the said semester.
As per criteria, 50 percent weightage will be given of the result already obtained in the preceding semester only. In case of backlogs, the result be kept withheld and will be updated on clearing of all the backlogs.
No Examination will be conducted for 2nd semester (backlog) of Post Graduate Programmes B.Ed. and M.Ed. However, such of the students will also be evaluated on the basis of set parameters like in Under Graduate programmes.
Earlier, the Jammu Cluster Varsity had promoted students from 6th to 7th Semester after the examinations were not conducted due to prevailing critical situation arising out of deadly COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.


Updated On 7/29/2020 11:14:56 AM


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