Online Proctored exams on hold; J&K Students Association expressed Gratitude to Jamia VC

Says this is a victory of collective efforts which has stalled this discriminatory policy for now

Says this is a victory of collective efforts which has stalled this discriminatory policy for now

Srinagar December 12:(KNS) J&K Students Association here on today expressed gratitude to Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor for putting it's decision regarding online Proctored mode of examination on hold and took a fair care in this matter. In a statement, Nasir Khuehami said that association appreciated prompt and quick response from Jamia Millia Administration. He said Jamia Administration has 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 holding the exams. He said that, the decision is totally in favour of students. In the tough times, this decision is a welcome and appreciable step. Khuehami said that, this will free Students from anxiety depression and rejoice parents.

He said that many students in Kashmir valley have no access to the internet & due to Continuous Ban on high internet Connectivity (4G Services), 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 & Lives, he added further.

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 favourable 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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