Pune University Orders Police Protection at 900 Exams Centers to Stop Student Union Protest
Pune 17, June 2022: Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU)is Gearing UP for its upcoming Summer semester examination 2022. The examination started on June 20th & ended in the month of July. The Student Union was demanding to hold this exam in the offline MCQ method. But Pune University has started preparations for traditional offline mode only. Now fearing protest from students, SPPU calls Pune, Nashik & Ahmednagar police to protect the exam Centers during this period.
Pune University Police Protection: Pune University officials wrote a letter to the police chiefs of these 3 cities. Various Students Union & organizations like Yukrand (Yuvak Kranti Dal) are very active these days over student issues on exams. Recently NSUI Maharashtra State President Amir Shaikh announced a protest against University Demand for an offline MCQ Exam.
The Director Of the SPPU examination Mahesh Kakde wrote the letters to the Police Chief. Accordingly to the letter sent by SPPU officials Asking for Police Protection across Pune, Nashik, and Ahmednagar sub-centers & its affiliated colleges are have more than 900 Exam Centers as needed.
Pune University was taking exams online in the MCQ Method for the last 2 years. The SPPU Summer Semester examinations 2022 will be conducted in offline mode. which are going to be held from June 20th, 2022. The Pune University examination department has already announced the primary method of the summer exams. But student organizations worried about student issues before exams.
Meanwhile, the exams should be conducted in an offline MCQ-based pattern, so NSUI is preparing to protest on Thursday in front of the main building of Pune University. But this postponed the protest on Thursday due to unavoidable reasons. The primary demand of this protest is that if the syllabus is taught online, then the exam should not be held in the traditional mode, making it a little easier for the students, and should be held offline with the MCQ-based pattern.
The Kalpesh Yadav Student activist & balusha bhasal petitioned a file on Bombay high court last month. They submitted an additional letter to their demands regarding uniformity in Maharashtra university over exams. Kalpesh Yadav is also taking up this issue with the state chancellor of all universities in Maharashtra. But their demands were not given much attention.