Cancel final year exams for safeguarding Students health

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As per the current ongoing crisis of Covid 19 , the situation of Maharashtra is worsening every single day and it is completely unsafe to conduct exams of final year students .

Exams are not important than life . We have given exams all our life , it’s time to look beyond it . It’s a request to everyone to support this petition and make it reach to our government and higher officials and open there eyes

We student demand promotion and cancellation of Final Year Exams 

As we all know, recently Mr. Uday Samant(Maharashtra minister for higher and technical education) announced that final semester students will have to attend examinations to avail their degree. This has caused a lot of chaos and confusion for students across the state.

Some of the things not taken into consideration are as follows:

1. Students who failed in any previous semester are being promoted and the students who passed in all semesters and reached till final semester have to give an exam with fear of the pandemic.

2. Even if social distancing is maintained during the exam, students might gather together before and after the exam.

3. The mental stress and state of all other year students are understood but doesn't the final year student undergo the same mental stress during this covid19Pandemic.

4. Online resources and syllabus yet not enough to complete the term. Books are not available with the students. Most of the students in rural areas don't have the access to online syllabus.

5. Traveling from one place to another to just give exams during this Pandemic not acceptable.

Moreover, Most of the final year students have either been placed or are looking for job opportunities after completing their degree. If the exams are internally evaluated, these students can focus on their placement preparation.

All the final year students have already given 5 semesters (for 3-year courses) or 7 semesters (for 4-year courses) examinations. Also, in the majority of colleges intermediate semester exams are already conducted. All of these can help assess the overall performance of each student which could further be used to evaluate their graduate marks.

Hence, it is all of our sincere requests to kindly cancel the examination for final semester students. The health of all students is more important than their academics. However, we can't ignore the importance of academics and hence request you to assess us on our previous marks and give us a wealth of time and health for future accomplishments. We know our voices are well taken care of, thank you for your time. 

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