Health Ministry issues guidelines on conducting examinations during COVID-19 pandemic
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has issued guidelines on preventive measures to be followed while conducting examinations during COVID-19 pandemic.
“Only those examination centers which are outside the containment zone shall be allowed to function. Staff, examinees from containment zones shall not be permitted.
They said such examinees shall be given an opportunity to undertake the examination through other means or the Universities and other educational institutions will schedule exams of such students later.
“Universities, educational institutions and examination conducting authorities should plan out the examination schedule in a staggered manner to avoid overcrowding at any examination center on any day.
The SoPs have been issued at a time when most of the universities and colleges are planning to conduct the end semester exams in offline mode. Already, students are appearing in various national level competitive exams as well which commenced during the past few days.