In view of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, it has been decided in an emergency Executive Council meeting of Cotton University held online on 08 July 2020, that the University shall adopt the revised guidelines of UGC dated 06 July 2020 and the references therein for the process of evaluation and awarding grades for the current even UG and PG semesters of the university. This was also recommended by the academic council meeting of CU held on 26 June 2020 based on the UGC guideline of 29 April 2020 with a note of the inclusion of its subsequent revised guidelines.
As per the guidelines, the end semester examinations of the intermediate semesters i.e., 2nd and 4th semesters of UG/BCA/MCA programs and 2nd semester of PG shall not be held and the students shall be promoted to the next semester based on the proposed UGC formula of 50% weightage from mid-semester examination and 50% weightage from previous semester examinations subject to the examination rules of the university. The online classes of such new semesters shall begin from the 3rd of August 2020.
The final semester examinations for all the UG/PG programs along with their arrear/betterment papers of even semesters (old course) if any and as applicable, shall be held online with UG starting tentatively in the first fortnight and PG starting in the second fortnight of August 2020. The detailed plan, program, and guidelines to students shall be notified on the university website. This has been issued with the approval of honorable Vice Chancellor, Cotton University.