The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has postponed the exams starting from today, i.e., April 27. The University has deferred all the diploma, engineering and practical exams due to a surge in the COVID-19 cases across the State and 14 days lockdown. It has asked the principals of all engineering colleges to take special care to inform the students, without fail. The University is likely to announce the new dates soon. Check the VTU semester exams latest updates at vtu.ac.in.
Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Higher Education, Dr Ashwathnarayan C. N. tweeted, "Engineering, Polytechnic and Diploma Practical Examinations have been postponed due to the implementation of 'COVID curfew. The revised test schedule will be notified upon completion of the Coronavirus Curfew. Request student allies to cooperate."
'ಕೋವಿಡ್ ಕರ್ಫ್ಯೂ' ಜಾರಿ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಎಂಜಿನಿಯರಿಂಗ್, ಪಾಲಿಟೆಕ್ನಿಕ್ನ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಗಳನ್ನು ಹಾಗೂ ಡಿಪ್ಲೋಮಾ ಪ್ರಾಕ್ಟಿಕಲ್ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಗಳನ್ನು ಮುಂದೂಡಲಾಗಿದೆ.
ಪರಿಷ್ಕೃತ ಪರೀಕ್ಷಾ ವೇಳಾಪಟ್ಟಿಯನ್ನು ಕೊರೋನಾ ಕರ್ಫ್ಯೂ ಮುಗಿದ ನಂತರ ತಿಳಿಸಲಾಗುವುದು. ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿ ಮಿತ್ರರು ಸಹಕರಿಸಬೇಕಾಗಿ ಕೋರಿಕೆ. pic.twitter.com/UW8SOvi3XN
— Dr. Ashwathnarayan C. N. (@drashwathcn) April 26, 2021
The VTU official notice reads, "The examinations of Visvesvaraya Technological University to be conducted from 27th April 2021 and onwards are stands postponed and rescheduled dates will be intimated. The principals of all engineering courses are requested to take special care to inform the students, without fail."
Earlier, Visvesvaraya Technological University has announced that the exams will be held as scheduled. It has also announced that students who miss the examinations due to COVID-19 or restrictions will be eligible to appear for the next semester exams. However, the VTU has decided to postpone the exams after an announcement of 14 days lockdown from the government.