Allowing students to write arrear exams is a concession, cannot be claimed as a right, Madras HC

Meera Emmanuel May 16 2018

Justice S Vaidyanathan of the Madras High Court recently observed that permitting students to write arrears examinations is only a concession given by university on humanitarian grounds, and the same cannot be claimed as a matter of right.

The observation was made while dismissing a plea made by a former engineering student who had hoped of writing three papers he was yet to clear in an upcoming slot next August. This was despite the University regulations that rendered him ineligible to appear for the same . . .

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