J&K Students Association expresses gratitude over putting ‘online proctored exam’ on hold by JMI

Srinagar, Dec 12 (KNS): J&K Students Association on Saturday expressed gratitude to Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor for putting the decision regarding online proctored mode of examination on hold and took a fair care in this matter.
Spokesperson of the association Nasir Khuehami said that association appreciated prompt and quick response from Jamia Millia Administration who paid its valuable attention towards the Kashmiri students.
He said, “We welcome the decision of Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar and express gratitude for considering students' demand as first priority and taking this decision of putting the exams on hold. The decision is totally in favor of students. In the tough times, this decision is a welcome and appreciable step”, Khuehami said, and added “The decision will free students from anxiety, depression and rejoice parents”.
Many students in Kashmir valley have no access to the internet and due to continuous ban on high internet connectivity; Kashmiri students cannot attend their online exams. The unavailability of high speed internet connectivity has hampered and halted the process of online classes of students. Education sector has been the worst victim in Kashmir Valley, and with internet services snapped, the students have no source to study at home and study in a better way. It’s the right decision for student careers and lives, he further added.
Younus Rashid, another Activist from Delhi State Committee said that the online proctored exams like these require uninterrupted access to high-speed internet & internet speed in Kashmir is sluggish restricting the students to appear in online exams. A favorable decision to hold exams while taking into consideration the issues of students from all walks of life is needed. Kashmir is on low-speed internet from the past year, an easily accessible exam for them will be easy to go, he added. (KNS) 

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