Mumbai: Colleges have only 55 days to cover semester portionLast updated on Sep 18, 2017, 05:41 pm
Post-graduation students at Mumbai University and its affiliated colleges are worried as the results mess has delayed PG admissions, the deadline for which has been pushed to 25 September.
Colleges would have only 55 days to cover the current semester portion instead of 90 days prescribed by University Grants Commission.
Colleges may shorten Diwali vacation and conduct additional classes to cover the syllabus.
Tough to complete syllabus in limited period: Mithibai College Principal
Principal of Vile Parle's Mithibai College, Rajpal Hande, said they are awaiting MU's instructions and are figuring out if some lectures during Diwali vacation can be held.
However, he added it is tough to complete the syllabus in such a limited time.
Parag Thakkar, Principal of Churchgate's HR College, said the college might conduct a few lectures for PG students during the vacation.
Mumbai University first-year exams from 30 October
Mumbai University scheduled Diwali vacation between 13 Oct-6 Nov but recently announced first-year degree examinations from 30 October.
Some colleges say it may be impossible to cut down on holidays.
MU's Sociology Department may conduct extra classes every day to compensate for the loss of working days due to the results delay.
Meanwhile, some colleges have commenced the semester to minimize the loss.