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The University of Health Sciences campus in Lahore. — File photograph

LAHORE: University of Health Sciences’ vice-chancellor stated Friday that the varsity  wouldn’t be holding on-line exams for  MBBS and BDS college students.

The UHS Vice-Chancellor Professor Javed Akram met Pakistan Medical Students Action Committee Chairperson Dr Nouman Wattoo and different members of the coed committee on Friday.

The varsity’s VC made it clear that on-line exams weren’t doable opposite to the scholars’ calls for who’ve rallied throughout a number of cities towards in-person examinations as a result of prevalent coronavirus state of affairs.

He stated 4 months will go to waste in preparation for on-line exams and that the federal government had already made its announcement to open universities from February 1.

The VC stated coronavirus normal working procedures (SOPs) can be adopted through the exams. After the idea exams, the coed motion committee can be taken into confidence for sensible exams.

Dr Akram stated that the protection and well being of the scholars was the college’s high precedence. “Students should focus on their studies.”

Moreover, the vice-chancellor stated that the administration would look into the matter of the scholars from Azad Jammu and Kashmir, who can be unable to attend the exams as a result of lockdown.

It is pertinent to say right here that college students throughout the nation have taken to the streets and social media to protest towards in-person examinations. The protesters maintained that their universities ought to maintain on-line exams as they’d studied for a number of months by on-line lessons. 


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