By | 31 Jan 2020 at 3:23 PM
Aligarh Muslim University to open in phased manner

Aligarh: With the commencement of classes, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has announced that the remaining examinations in the faculties of Law, Commerce, Science, Life Science, Agriculture Sciences, Management Studies, Arts, Social Sciences and Engineering and Technology will be rescheduled and notified separately.

The decision was taken in a consultative meeting of the deans of various faculties, principals of all colleges and polytechnics and other important University functionaries under the chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor.

However, the left over examinations in the faculties of Unani Medicine, Medicine, Theology and International Studies will be held as per the notified schedule.

AMU Vice-Chancellor Tariq Mansoor on Thursday assured the students that “no innocent person or student will be harassed or targeted” even as the exam boycott at the AMU’s engineering college continued for the fourth successive day.

According to a statement issued by the varsity, the V-C, in a video released on Thursday, said, “As far as other grievances of students are concerned, everything will be discussed once normalcy is restored.”

He appealed to students and members of the teaching staff to “help maintain normalcy and functioning of academic activities in a peaceful manner”.

He pointed out that “he is remorseful of the December 15 incident” and that he has already written letters to the students and the AMU community “expressing sorrow for the students who suffered injuries that night”.

“We are always depended on our proctorial team and pro-proctors and members of the teaching staff to sort out any issue, and we will keep depending on them in the future too,” said Mansoor.