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Mass promotion given to All University Students in Gujarat

Mass promotion given to All University Students in Gujarat

Mass promotion given to All University Students in Gujarat
Friday, May 21, 2021

Due to Covid  Pandemic many boards have cancelled their exams. In Gujarat also mass promotion had been given to Std 10 regular students. But no news has still come about std 10 repeater students. After that many parents and undergraduate students also demanded mass promotion and to cancel out their exams. 

Important News for UG Students 

  • Important decision by Gujarat Government
  • Merit base progression to all Under graduate students except  Medical and Para medical Students
  • Second, Fourth and Six Semester students will get benefit 
  • Evaluation will be done based on 50 % internal marks and 50 % previous semester results
  • Note: Government has taken decision only for UG students , No any news about PG  students
CM Rupani government has announced today that all students of private and government collages of gujarat state except final year students has been given merit based progression. 9.50 lakhs students across state will be benified by this decision. Students from different universities of second, fourth and six semester will be given mass promotion. But no  mass promotion is given to medical and paramedical students yet.

GTU students and VNSGU students demanded cancellation of exam due to high surge in cases in Gujarat. Government was waiting for vaccination process. But Vaccination also taking time due to not availability of sufficient amount of Vaccine. Hence high power committee meeting is held today under the presence of CM Vijay Rupani. In this meeting decision of mass promotion to under graduate students only for this year is taken considering ongoing pandemic.

How will result made for Under graduate students ?

Result will be prepared considering 50% marks based on Internal Assessment and Another 50% marks based on previous semester results. In some universities Practical exam had been taken. In such cases marks of practical exams will be considered. 

Education minister of Gujarat honorable Shree Bhupendra Singh Chudasama has said that currently vaccination process is running for 18 to 44 aged group people. But due to shortage of vaccine process is taking more time from schedule time. Due to which mass promotion is the only solution for this year. 
Earlier GSEB also taken decision to give merit base progression to SSC students. CBSE board and many state board also cancelled their exams seeing dangerous ongoing epidemic. Standard 12 students are waiting for decision. Their exams were scheduled in first week of May which was delayed due to pandemics. New revised dates has not been revealed yet.

You can read Official press here below : 

Will Medical and Paramedical students be given mass promotion ?

Currently merit based progression is given to intermediate students of all universities including Gujarat Technological University ( GTU ), Veer Narmad South Gujarat University ( VNSGU ) of second fourth and six semester. No decision is taken on Medical and paramedical students yet. After reviewing condition in the end of may month their exam may be conducted. Otherwise if situation become more dangerous then mass promotion would be also given to them.

The Gujarat CMO tweeted on official account that ," In a major relief for over 9.50 lakh undergraduate college students, CM Shri 
 decides to grant Merit Based Progression to the 2nd, 4th & 6th semester students, other than medial-para medical courses, of all the Govt and Pvt colleges/universities of the State."

Why does Online Exam not possible for university students ?

Offline exam is not possible for 9.5 lakh students looking at current scenario. However online exam is also not possible due to large number of students. There are also electricity problem reported in many villages due Taukte storm. How would village students arrange laptop and smartphone for online exam is bigger problem. There are also internet issue that create problem for online exam.

Will Students get refund of exam fees ?

Mostly all universities in gujarat has collected exam fees and forms. Now exam has been cancelled. So exam fees must be refunded. Last year also exam fees get refunded. Lets see what happens this year.

What is the difference between Mass promotion and Merit based progression ?

In mass promotion students are promoted to upper class without any exam. However in Merit Based Progression students are promoted in next semester based on previous semester marks.

Mass promotion given to All University Students in Gujarat

Mass promotion given to All University Students in Gujarat
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