Khadki, 20th March 2023: Pune: Efforts are being made by colleges and universities in the state to mitigate the impact of the disrupted academic year. Higher and Technical Education Minister Chandrakant Patil recently announced that instructions have been given to conduct the CET and university exams by the end of June. Patil made these comments during a program at Tikaram Jagannath College in Khadki while interacting with reporters yesterday.
Patil acknowledged that the academic year schedules of universities and colleges have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to ensure that the academic year proceeds smoothly, the Higher and Technical Education Department has taken steps to minimize the impact of the pandemic. The CET Cell has been instructed to hold the CET exam until June and declare the results immediately.
Similarly, universities have been asked to complete their examinations by the end of June. These measures have been taken to ensure that the new academic year commences from either the 1st of August or the 1st of September without any issues. Patil further added that this would facilitate the implementation of the education policy.