Several students of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow have taken to social media platforms demanding online exams. The university has released notification for the application form for the odd semester exams and has announced that it will be held in offline mode. Students are concerned that due to the sudden rise in the Omicron cases in India it might be a threat for them to attend physical exams.
The students have further pointed that over four lakh will be taking the exams and hence it might put everyone at risk. Taking to Twitter the students demanded #AktuOnlineexam and #PostponeSemesterExam.
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One of the users said that the university has conducted online exams before and may follow the same path this time.
Post your concerns Tomorrow.8 December10 am using #AktuOnlineexam#PostponeSemesterExamSpread the word with your colleagues , friends , Whatsapp group where ever you can.@AktuStudents@JONATHA89534210 @aktupidit
— AKTU छात्र संघ (@Aktuchhatrsangh) December 7, 2021
Conduct online exams for Aktu students , total 4+ lakh life are in danger#aktuOnlineExam— S (@S22844627) December 8, 2021
#PostponeSemesterExam#aktuConduct in online mode— Shoaib Alam (@ShoaibA96101388) December 8, 2021
#aktuOnlineExam#AKTU@myogiadityanath@AKTU_Lucknow@Vineetkansal2Due to omicron pendamic health is most important for offline examination.You are the better technical university.Online exam has no issue because you had already conduct online exam.
— Zayad Ahmad (@ZayadAhmad3) December 8, 2021
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AKTU had earlier announced that it will conduct exams for all semesters, except the first, third semesters and lateral entries from the last week of December. The lateral entry exams will be held in the last week of February next year. It has now announced it will hold the odd semester exams, the registrations for which will continue till December 16 on the official website at aktu.ac.in.
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