Bengaluru: Bangalore University announced it will hold revision classes from September 1 for final year students appearing for the exams. “These are not regular classes but only supplementary sessions. There is no compulsion for students to attend them,” said BU vice-chancellor K R Venugopal.
The announced will assure students who are scared that classes will be cancelled again as guidelines from the Centre says colleges and schools will remain shut till September 30.
“The government had promised us a month of regular classes before the exams are conducted. It then came down to 15 days and now 10 days. I hope it stays as our online classes have not reached all students. The worry is also about practicals,” said an undergraduate student in a BU-affiliated college.
Colleges said they are well-prepared to receive students on campus from September 1. “There can be no exams without classes. We have made all preparations based on SOPs that were given to us by the university and we are confident of conducting classes,” said B G Satyaprakash of GT Group of Institutions.