Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said the state universities have been asked to promote their students and award them degrees adopting some methodology of evaluation.
Teachers say online classes have ruined the classroom decorum. Students, they claim, often make fake IDs to make inappropriate remarks about them during class.
The Delhi HC, which was hearing a plea by Queen Mary School Northend, said schools could only preclude students whose parents could not prove they were in a financial crisis.
Pass percentage for both Class 10 and 12 have been above 90%. In Class 10, 99.3% students have passed this year, while for the class 12 the pass percentage is 96.8%.
In a letter to the UGC chairman Dhirendra Pal Singh, former chairman Sukhadeo Thorat reiterates demands by students across the country to cancel final year exams.
UGC issued a circular Thursday, detailing SOPs for colleges and that they conduct a risk-assessment before holding exams. Health of students and staff to be monitored too.
The high court also asked the varsity to explain as to how it proposes to conduct exams - online, offline or both modes, besides the complete date sheet.
On 15 June, Karnataka government tasked a 14-member panel with studying the feasibility of online classes amid the pandemic. The panel submitted its report Tuesday.
CBSE Tuesday said 2020-21 syllabus for classes 9 to 12 has been reduced by 30% keeping in mind the loss of academic time due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Topics such as Doppler's effect, electric currents and basic metallurgical processes have been omitted, which educators say are common topics to be tested on and have practical use.