The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) on Monday decided to postpone the June 2020 Term End Examinations. The exam was scheduled from June 1.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) on Monday decided to postpone the June 2020 Term End Examinations. The exam was scheduled for June 1. In a press release issued on Monday, the University’s Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO in-charge) Rajesh Sharma informed that the decision has been taken in view of the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
According to the press release, IGNOU VC Prof Nageshwar Rao informed that the new revised dates for the June term-end exams will be decided later taking cognizance of the situation, and the students will be informed at least 15 days in advance. The VC further informed that the dates of submission of assignments, exam form submission, and re-admission have already been extended by the university up to 31st May 2020.
Assuring the students who have to submit project reports as part of the evaluation process in some subjects, Prof Rao informed that the project submission process has also been made online for which guidelines will be issued by the University separately. In respect of the programs requiring fieldwork and collection of primary data, exploration, and analysis of secondary research data would be allowed in lieu of fieldwork, added Prof Nageshwar Rao.
Prof Rao will also be addressing students on Tuesday at 10 am (5th May 2020) through Facebook Live Session on IGNOU’s Official Facebook page (@OfficialPageIGNOU).
Here is the revised dates for assignment submission, Exam form submission, and Re-admission. The fresh dates can also be accessed at IGNOU’S website www.ignou.ac.in
Revised dates for assignment submission, Exam form submission, and Re-admission:
1) Date of Submission of Term End Examinations Forms: up to 31st May 2020
2) Date of June 2020 Term End Exam Assignment Submission- up to 31st May: 2020
3) Date of Re-admission: up to 31st May 2020
IGNOU has been using social media and its wide network channels consisting of FM Radio & TV channels, Gyan Vani and Gyan Darshan to provide support services to the students. The University also has been conducting online classes using video-conferencing platforms apart from Self Learning Material in printed and digital forms, multimedia material as well as offering online certificate courses to learners through the SWAYAM portal of MHRD.