Delhi High Court takes necessary steps to help students to take DU exams

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Delhi High Court takes necessary steps to help students to take DU exams On Thursday, Delhi government asked the ministry of railways to consider arranging their travel to national capital in concern to disabled students who are willing to give DU exams.

Hima kohli and Subramonium Prasad said the center need to analysis the feasibility of issuing confirmed tickets to disabled students at subsidized rates at least five days prior the second round of exam starts on September 14. It is administered the human resource development and social justice and empowerment ministries to collectively approach the railways ministry and request for arranging travel of students in the PWD category far off places like Bihar, Chhattisgarh and eastern UP to Delhi to appear in exams through physical and online mode.

It is prominent that PWD and visually impaired students may specify to DU if they want to look physically or submit papers through email or avail scribes.

The court was informed by DU that results of those students who seemed for online open-book examinations would be announced at the end of October, if things proceed as per plan. The high court is hearing petitions which include one filed by National federation of blind seeking to set up effective mechanisms for visually impaired and disabled students so that instructions and teaching material reach them properly.

The online exam for final year students started from August 10 and ends at August 31, 2020. The students who left out of online exams provide a chance to appear in physical exam from September 19. Senior advocate SK Rungta said the court may analyze if the DU can bear the cost of transportation of students and he will give them food and accommodation. But Rungta maintained that Du doesn’t have the data of PWD students and according to his information, near about 222 students in this category didn’t sit for the online exams.

 

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