Vadodara: MS University has constituted an 11-member cell to resolve the grievances of students regarding examinations and academic activities and provide them guidance.
University officials said the ‘Covid-19: Examinations/Academic Activities Cell’ has been formed as per the directions of the state government’s education department.
The cell consists of professor R C Patel, who has been made convener; professor Ranjan Aiyer and professor Satyakant Shastri; professor K Krishnan, professor Hari Katariya; professor Ketan Upadhyay; professor K M Chudasama; Dr Apurva Shah; Dr Sonal Mishra, in-charge deputy registrar Mayank Vyas and deputy registrar of examination section Darshan Maru.
“The cell will not only look into grievances but also manage the entire examination system from planning to implementation stage, including issuing guidelines and protocols.” Chudasama said.
All faculty deans, college principals and heads of institutions under the university have also been asked to constitute similar cells at faculty, college and institution levels within two days. Chudasama said the faculty-level cells will provide support to the centralized cell of the university.
In its syndicate meeting on Wednesday, the university decided to conduct examinations of final year students from July 20. Those students who are unable to take the examinations in July will be allowed to appear in October.