The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Vadodara has discarded the plea of 250 MBBS students to delay the preliminary exams due to a constant rise in the number of Covid cases.
12 students and one professor tested Covid positive following which the students requested the University to postpone the exams. However, their requests met with despair.
An Assistant Professor at AIIMS, Delhi – Dr Amarinder Singh Malhi also took to Twitter requesting the Dean of MSU to postpone the exams.
The tweet read ” When Gujarat’s Covid-19 case tops 7,000 and when Delhi, UP postponed Final exams, you can’t postpone prelims given that 12 students and one asst.professor is Covid positive and many have symptoms. “
On January 11, MSU made the announcement regarding the exams. It said that the exams will be taken on a regular basis and arrangements have been made even for those students who have test covid positive or are undergoing a quarantine period.
The university has made no exception for anyone and has asked each student to attend the exam compulsorily.