Students OF UG 4th Sem Allege Cluster University for making them to pay examination fee twice for same exam

"they refused to sit in examinations, it will be a backlog exam actually, to be conducted on fast track basis which was otherwise supposed to be next year," controller examination

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Srinagar, July 10: The students of twin colleges of Srinagar have accused the  Controller Examinations Cluster University for fraudulently forcing them to pay the examination fee again, when they have already paid it. According to the notification available on university website, students are advised to pay Rs 1050 within 3 days failing to which they will not be allowed to sit in the exams.

The students of Amar Singh College and Abdul Ahad Memorial college according to the authorities had boycotted the examination on 27th may 2019, 3 days after the death of AGH chief Zakir Moosa. The students had refused to sit in the examination, and later on gave number of written representations to the Vice chancellor  and controller examinations to conduct the exams at the earliest otherwise the delay would jeopardize their degree.

The students of UG semester 4, batch 2017 whose examination for the subjects of economics , geography and sociology was scheduled to be held on 27th May 2019. The exam went as per the schedule in rest of the colleges barring two colleges according to the officials.

“we filed number of representations to V..C so that they conduct our exams soon to avoid the backlogs. First they didn’t pay heed too us, now the paying the fee again is totally unjustified.It was because some of the miscreants who didn’t let the college authorities to conduct exams, degree of around 800 students is on the verge of getting extended. when we already paid they fee, why do we have to pay again”, said a group of students talking to KPS.

“i live in a rented accommodation and i come from a poor family, i have already taken the examination fee from my parents. i cant ask them again.There are number of students like me who cant pay the fee again. i appeal the controller examination to reconsider our appeal and cancel the examination fee,” said a student wishing anonymity.

When contacted controller examinations Mumtaz Ali Andrabi, he said , ” the students refused to give the examination in degree college bemina and amar singh college , although the college authorities tried their level best in convincing them to sit for the exams but to no avail. However exams in other colleges on the same day went smoothly. After giving number of representations to the V.C , he agreed as career of lots of students was on stake which otherwise was considered as a backlog. So after chairing number of meetings we agreed on conducting the exams on priority basis so that the students don’t suffer anymore. examination  fee is necessary and we can neither bring it down nor cancel it. it will be a backlog exam actually, to be conducted on fast track basis which was otherwise supposed to be next year. That why we have only provided a window of 3 days to submission of fee, so that we are done with exams soon.”

KPS

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