Protest Side Effect: AMU postpones its examination, new schedule to be released soon
Lucknow : After protests against the police brutality on campus, the Aligarh Muslim University on Wednesday announced postponement of the examinations. The AMU administration officials said that the new schedule for the examinations will be released soon.
"All examinations of the university have been postponed. New dates will be announced soon," Omar Saleem Peerzada, Aligarh Muslim University Public Relations Officer (PRO), told ANI.
The postponed examinations were scheduled to take place soon after the reopening of the university after the winter vacation.
The decision to postpone the examination was taken after a meeting of the deans of faculties, principals of colleges and polytechnics and other functionaries under the chairmanship of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor on Wednesday.
Adding more to the announcement, the administration said that the new schedule will be prepared by the respective deans and will be informed separately.
However, it has been notified that the classes of different faculties will be held as per schedule.
The Controller of Examinations further informed that the classes will commence from January 16 in the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Faculty of Management Studies and the Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology.
He said that in the Faculties of Law, Commerce, Science, Life Sciences and Agricultural Sciences, classes will commence from January 20. The classes in the Faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, International Studies and Theology, Polytechnics and the Community College will commence from January 24.