The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) released a press statement announcing that it will allow provisional admission to applicants of July session 2020 without producing the results of qualifying examinations, this year. This has been done keeping in mind the situations of the Covid-19 pandemic due to which several educational institutions in the country have been affected and hence the declaration of their result has been delayed.“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the examination process of all the educational institutions in the country has been affected and the declaration of result has been delayed. As a result of this, students aspiring to join higher education are not able to produce the results of their qualifying examinations,” said the press release. The release further said that in order to provide relief in keeping with the guidelines issued by the University Grants Commission, IGNOU shall grant Provisional Admission to aspiring students subject to the following conditions: – Applicants of Programmes for which eligibility requirement for admission is a Bachelor degree, have passed the 2nd year/5th semester of the Bachelor Degree and submitted the marks sheet in support of the above.- Applicants of Programmes for which eligibility requirement is 10+2/equivalent have appeared in the 10+2/ equivalent examination conducted by the respective School Board in 2020, and their results are awaited.- All applicants who are provided Provisional Admission shall be required to submit the pass certificate of the qualifying examination latest by 31st December 2020, failing which their admission shall be canceled and the fee shall be refunded as per rules.
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