VTU issued a new circular quoting colleges working days are extended as follows:
Sub: Regarding extension of last working day.
It was informed to all the colleges vide above circular that the colleges would continue with the online classes and interventions with the students up to 31 May 2020. It was also instructed to the colleges to ensure that the evaluation of internal assessment of the theory, practicals and project work also to be completed before 31 May 2020.
However, considering the difficulties faced by few colleges in completing these evaluations, University has decided to extend the term as per the details given below-
Programmes Last working day:
II sem to VIII sem B.E/B.Tech./ B. Arch./ X sem B.Arch./ IV sem MBA/ VI sem MCA/IV sem M.Tech/ IV sem M.Arch./II sem MBA/ II sem M.Arch: 15.06.2020
IV sem & II sem MCA/ II sem M.Tech: 07.07.2020
The institutes should plan properly and see that the internal assessment evaluation reports are kept ready on or before 15 June 2020. It is also requested that the online classes should continue. If possible few sessions on Universal Human Values could be planned. The colleges also could extend the mentoring support to the students wherever necessary.
There were many speculations that VTU might promote all the students except final year students, but now looking at the extension, many students are worried that this might not be the case.
As per our sources, VTU has not decided anything on this matter and final decision will be taken in June 1st week. So until then we request all students to concentrate on studies.