NIE students demand exam postponement
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NIE students demand exam postponement

January 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Students of National Institute of Engineering (NIE) went on a snap strike yesterday demanding the postponement of Semester End Examination (SEE) in the wake of prevailing COVID-19 pandemic across the country.

Hundreds of students gathered in front of the Institution and staged a protest against the management’s decision to hold the examination for third and final year courses from Jan. 18. 

They contended that nearly 50 percent of them came from various districts and they had to come here to write examination. 

Already, the second strain of Coronavirus had started appearing in the country and it was quite risky to ask students to come to Mysuru only to write examination. The College Management has insisted on bringing consent letter from parents as they did not want to take any risk if something happened to them.

Not wise: Meanwhile, R. Ashok Anand, Vice-President, NIE-MC, said it was not wise on the part of students to go on snap strike without talking directly with the management. The NIE comes under the ambit of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) and any decision on the postponement of examination must be taken by the Varsity. The college had taken all precautionary measures to ensure the safety of exam-attending students. While the examination was less than 10 days, it was not correct on the part of students to go on strike.

3 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “NIE students demand exam postponement”

  1. Aakash says:

    Inappropriate article. The students never asked for postponing of the exams! More than 50% students are not only from other districts but also from different states. Students therefore requested for online mode of examination. The vice president did not comment. He rather made a mockery of himself by not wearing a mask and abusing the students in public.

  2. VPHater says:

    First the vice president should be removed, how dare he abuse a student! we will show you your position, without us students, you’re nothing but a cockroach.

  3. GOUTHAM says:

    Sjcit college students also given full support to this vtu students situated at solve the exam situation


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