UP Governor Orders Immediate Issuance Of Old Degrees In All Universities

UP Governor Orders Immediate Issuance Of Old Degrees In All Universities

Lucknow, Sep 30 (TNA) UP Governor Anandiben Patel, who is also the Chancellor of state universities, has called for immediate distribution of old degrees pending in universities and colleges.

Giving this information, Additional Chief Secretary to the Governor, Mahesh Kumar Gupta apprised that in the details received from the state universities, the distribution of degrees of a large number of students of previous years in various universities has come to the notice of the Governor.

Many of these degrees are 10-12 years old or even older. The Governor has said that such a system should be made for this, so that the pending degrees can be distributed quickly and in future, immediately after the convocation, their degrees should be distributed to all the students immediately.

It is now mandatory for all universities to make available degrees in Digi Locker, degree fee from the students in the last year of the academic session or to be deposited along with the fees of the last semester, obtaining the no-dues certificate from the students before issuing the final mark sheet or provisional degree certificate, obtaining the student's address for the option of sending the degree by post.

He has said that there is also lack of interest among the students in getting very old degrees. The work of preserving old degrees is also being done by the universities. Therefore, students should be encouraged to obtain their degrees by relaxing unnecessary rules in the distribution of old degrees.

The top-ranking officials also said that it has also been decided, after consultation with the committee constituted in this context, that the obligation to charge degree fee for distributing pending degrees should be abolished and all these degrees and they be distributed free of charge.

The Additional Chief Secretary said that since provisional degree certificates would have been issued to the old students on the final mark sheets, it has now been decided to relax the requirement of no dues certificate in their degree distribution.

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