Assam Science and Expert College (ASTU) has postponed all examinations scheduled to be held in May 2021. The college will announce the new exam dates and mode of examination later. ASTU will have started the semester examinations in offline mode on 17th May. The choice to postpone the examinations has been made with the intention of breaking the transmission chain during the second wave of the pandemic.
“It is for information to all concerned that all the scheduled examinations in the month of May 2021 under Assam Science and Specialization College are postponed and the new schedule and mode of examinations will be notified sooner or later,” ASTU asserts. Learn.
The college had earlier introduced the customary methodology (SOP) for conducting the May 2021 examinations for the students and institutions. The college also informed about the appropriate examinations because it said that “the examinations for prudence, drawing, laboratory and studio will be conducted as per the date sheets issued by the individual schools”.
As per ASTU guidelines, students should carry their own hand sanitizer and drinking water bottles to the examination hall. As for the symptomatic students, the college had asked them to self-isolate and report the same to the principals of the establishments. ASTU had also asked the institutes to sanitize the examination hall and other common areas and the examination in-charge should ensure that the seating arrangement in the examination hall is done keeping in mind the norms of social distancing.
Assam saw an increase of 5,756 cases on Saturday, taking the number of infections to 2,89,069, while 50 deaths took the death toll to 1,628.