SrinagarThe undergraduate students including boys and girls Tuesday staged protest in Srinagars Pratap Park to demand 50 per cent relaxation in their syllabus for the upcoming joint examination of 5th and 6th semesters.
Dozens of students wearing uniform assembled at Srinagars Pratap Park and chanted slogans in favour of justice.
The students urged authorities to fulfil their demands at an earliest.
The protesting students said that since the examination for the 5th and 6th semester are being held jointly; the Kashmir University administration must deduct their syllabus by 50 per cent o that the students could heave a sigh of relief.
Saying that the protest held today was not against any official or administration but to press for their demands, the students said, We hope the administration would look into the issue and fulfil our demands at an earliest.
The protesting students also said that the backlog examination of the previous semesters be held immediately.
They said that the results for the first semester have not been declared so far. We have come up with a few demands. We hope the administration wont play with our future and would fulfil our demands shortly, they said.
Meanwhile, Public Relation Officer (PRO) Kashmir University, Faheem Aslam told KNS that all the modalities for the joint examination would be notified within next 10 to 15 days.
After seeking prior approvals from the competent bodies of the university, all the modalities, including pattern of question paper for the joint examination or any concession in syllabus to be given to the students, would be notified within next 10 to 15 days, he said.
PRO KU said that after the joint examination is held, the students can be provisionally allowed to sit in the PG entrance examination which shall be possibly held in the month of June-July in this peculiar scenario. We also request students to not pay any heed to rumours and wait for official communications in this regard, Aslam said
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