Students calls for strike against mandatory 75% attendance in JNU

New Delhi, Jan 12: As Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has made a minimum of 75 per cent attendance compulsory, students called for a strike.

No classes will take place on Monday, January 15.

The directive was issued by Assistant Registrar (Evaluation) Sajjan Singh on January 10, is effective from this winter session and will apply to all part-time and BA, MA, M.Sc, M. Tech, MPH, PG Diploma and M.Phil students.

While in the case of absence on valid medical grounds, then 60 per cent attendance will be needed for students to appear in their end-semester examinations.

The circular was issued on the recommendations of the Committee constituted to frame the modalities/guidelines for the attendance system of the students.


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