Vijayawada: The management of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies (RGUKT) announced that nearly 1,280 students of Nuzvid Triple IT were not eligible to appear for the mid-term internal semester examinations.
RGUKT students refused permission to sit for mid-term exams
According to a press release issued by the Triple IT (Nuzvid) Director's office here on Friday, the students belonging to various departments from the first year to the final year failed to attend the classes for more than a month. As such, they were not allowed to appear for the exam due to insufficient attendance.
He said the announcement of ineligibility of the students is common in universities. He admitted that making a large number of students ineligible for the examination might be rare. He said that there would be no impact on the career of the students in future even if they were not allowed to sit for this semester.
However, the students who abstained from the classes said that did not attend classes as they were frightened by the recent incidents like students suicide attempts and other controversies. "This was the only reason for them in not attending the classes, said one student, on condition of anonymity.
He said that most of the students returned to the college recently after Christmas holidays. But the college did not allow them to sit for the examinations and the incident was causing a lot of worry to the students, he said.