A bench of Chief Justice S Manikumar and Justice Shaji P Cheli also stayed the decision of the single judge by canceling the entire offline examination schedule of the university for first and third semester students.
On Tuesday, Justice Amit Rawal ruled that the offline examination violated the guidelines of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and quashed it.
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The single judge directed the varsity to conduct the examination in accordance with the UGC guidelines regarding the cancellation of previous and future examinations of students, keeping in view the COVID-19 epidemic protocol.
The division bench, hearing the varsity’s application, said that the university had made a preliminary suit for admission and since the balance of benefits was also in its favor, the judgment of July 27 would be stayed.
“The appellant (University and Controller of Examinations) has also been allowed to continue the examination as prescribed,” the bench said.
The varsity has claimed in its application that more than 1,46,600 students have already taken part in several research papers on different dates for the first and third semester examinations of B.Tech course and further examinations for other examinations. .
The petition further said that arrangements have already been made for the participation of several thousand students in the remaining examinations.
It further informed the bench that there were only eight students on the basis of the application of the students who passed the judgment on July 27 and they had already taken part in the examination held.
“Therefore, in the interest of only eight students who have already taken part in the examination, the single judge has set aside all the examinations conducted for thousands of students. The single judge’s judgment affects a large number of students who are interested. To be done sincerely, ”the varsity said in its application.