Bengaluru: All universities and colleges in the state for higher education courses for all Post Graduation, Under Graduation educational programs, will commence online classes and even semesters but conducting offline classes will be reviewed after the pandemic situation eases, Dy.CM and higher education minister Dr. C N Ashwath Narayan said in Bengaluru on Friday, May 21.
Dr Narayansaid even those universities and colleges who have not completed odd semester examinations of UG programs shall continue online classes for even for second, fourth, sixth, and eighth semesters as there is a carryover system in most of the programs.
The remaining examinations of odd semesters of UG programs can be scheduled once the pandemic situation comes under control, he added.
With regard to the postgraduate programs, minister said: “Admission processes for the first semesters were delayed in some universities due to Covid situation. But the third-semester classes have been completed in many of the universities. In some universities, examinations had started. Therefore, in respect of PG programs, in universities where classes of the odd semester are completed and only examinations are pending, they shall continue online classes for even semesters.’’